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The ALS support forum is an all-volunteer driven resource provided free of charge to help anyone directly or indirectly affected by ALS and MND (also known as Lou Gehrig's disease). We help individuals get support with ALS, as well as providing ALS caregiver support, and people affected by ALS with help, questions and answers, and private discussions; all under one roof.

The ALS support and MND help forums are here for individuals like yourself - people impacted by ALS and MND (motor neuron disease), whether you're a caregiver, patient, friend or family member.

Our community consists of individuals working together; exchanging information, providing moral support, caregiver support and general help with ALS - together we cope with ALS, make friends, and help one another support those with ALS.

We encourage you to join our support group to ask questions, get help with ALS, and to share experiences.

Remember, you're not alone, chat about your journey with ALS with people that understand and have experience with this deadly disease.

Together we provide hope, information, support, help, and friendship. ALS support staff, individuals, mothers, daughters, brothers, sisters, patients, caregivers and friends alike.

We've already made a big difference, help us do even better, join today to get help with ALS.

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Experience has shown that there are many individuals ready, willing, and actively taking advantage of people searching for information about ALS and MND. These individuals are shameless in their pursuits and often use spam e-mail tactics, or worse yet, false claims, promises of miracle cures, misleading leading information and fear tactics in order to profit from your situation.

Have something to add to our information about potential scams? Do you have a personal story to share? Please feel free to share it with us through our publicly available ALS support and help groups. Working together we can make the Internet a safer place for people affected by ALS/MND.

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ALSforum is a support group to help people deal with the daily living issues associated with ALS. The ALS forum will connect you with people that can provide answers, support and help with ALS.

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Recent ALS chat and support group threads

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DateThread Title / Views
09-18-14  →  My Story (62 views, 0 replies)
09-18-14  →  Sores with gauze tape (32 views, 1 replies)
09-17-14  →  Caregiver guilt round 2 (87 views, 6 replies)
09-17-14  →  It's official,I guess? (147 views, 5 replies)
09-17-14  →  Unspecified hereditary and idiopathic peripheral neuropathy? (148 views, 10 replies)
09-17-14  →  scopalamine patch (150 views, 5 replies)
09-17-14  →  US clinic map (153 views, 9 replies)
09-17-14  →  Permobile 300 wheelchair/cough assist/bipap with humidifier (95 views, 1 replies)
09-16-14  →  Frustrated! (290 views, 12 replies)
09-16-14  →  Kidney stones (184 views, 11 replies)
09-16-14  →  This can't be good (353 views, 9 replies)
09-16-14  →  40 year old - worried I may have ALS (337 views, 6 replies)
09-16-14  →  New to group (221 views, 12 replies)
09-16-14  →  crap insurance/not sure what to do (212 views, 8 replies)
09-16-14  →  Leg onset - Question (235 views, 3 replies)
09-16-14  →  Weird question (233 views, 7 replies)
09-16-14  →  Worried about the disease (281 views, 6 replies)
09-16-14  →  Going Insane! (300 views, 4 replies)
09-16-14  →  Inquiring About Bulbar ALS - Concerned.... (277 views, 6 replies)
09-15-14  →  I appreciate any input given. (204 views, 3 replies)
09-15-14  →  Need help from caregiver for ALS (517 views, 33 replies)
09-15-14  →  Using abbreviations- an IQ test (336 views, 21 replies)
09-15-14  →  Any diagnosed have this much uncertainty at first? (250 views, 4 replies)
09-15-14  →  ALS question... seeing neurologist next week (213 views, 3 replies)
09-15-14  →  Insurance problems already! (224 views, 10 replies)
09-15-14  →  Diagnosed 9/9; maybe not 9/11...Help Please (303 views, 5 replies)
09-15-14  →  One year with the pump (143 views, 3 replies)
09-15-14  →  Having a really hard time - afraid of ALS (357 views, 7 replies)
09-15-14  →  I did a mistake. Now, very worried about ALS. (252 views, 5 replies)
09-15-14  →  Advice Appreciated - My Story (371 views, 7 replies)
09-14-14  →  How to keep going... (342 views, 11 replies)
09-14-14  →  A story about falling ill in ALS, the devilīs disease, with reflections and criticism (423 views, 5 replies)
09-14-14  →  Recently Diagnosed (499 views, 9 replies)
09-14-14  →  Those who know about Bulbar? 23 Year Old Male Super Concerned (466 views, 11 replies)
09-13-14  →  Skipping the clinic (521 views, 20 replies)
09-13-14  →  Thanks (193 views, 4 replies)
09-13-14  →  Hubby Isn't Feeling Good (896 views, 48 replies)
09-13-14  →  Another testing day....... (228 views, 3 replies)
09-13-14  →  My Husband Has Been Having Symptoms ... (374 views, 8 replies)
09-13-14  →  picking at your brains! (514 views, 27 replies)
09-13-14  →  Exposing my condition to the public (502 views, 17 replies)
09-13-14  →  23 years old worried about als/ is this als? (246 views, 3 replies)
09-07-14  →  The Stem Cell Cure to ALS (571 views, 9 replies)
09-12-14  →  Rough Few Days (471 views, 19 replies)
09-12-14  →  Question about paranoia - long (355 views, 15 replies)
09-12-14  →  Feeling Blue (237 views, 12 replies)
09-12-14  →  Having trouble working computer (194 views, 1 replies)
09-12-14  →  Hal Finney (Halfin) (340 views, 6 replies)
09-12-14  →  Spinal tap (207 views, 14 replies)
09-12-14  →  Question about falls (233 views, 9 replies)
03-31-06  →  Sporty Wheelchair? (sporty wheelchair for rough terrain)
03-31-06  →  Eric Edney and Even Better Now (important read for those affected by ALS)
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Sponsorship and thanks

A very special thank you goes out to Al Pettit (ALS forum moderator supreme). Al passed away in 2012 from ALS. It's with great joy that we know Al is watching us from above. Without Al Pettit's hardwork, kind nature, and thorough knowledge of ALS, this website would not be as important, or as helpful, as it is today.

A special thank you also goes to our web technology sponsor. ALSforums.com benefits from non profit website design in Toronto, web development and web maintenance by the kind folks at Intrigue Design located in Toronto, Ontario. Without the generosity and sponsorship of Intrigue as well as the sponsored hosting, this P'ALS community would not be possible.

In lieu of the success of this site we've launched a similar moderated support forum in beta at Fibromyalgia Forums and Lyme Forums. Fibromyalgia Forums supports individuals with Fibromyalgia, and those that suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and chronic pain related syndromes. Lyme Forums is for individuals and groups that are affected by Lyme disease, whether family members, friends or those infected with Lyme.

Most importantly, a very big thank you to all of our heroic members and daily visitors - if only we could have met on different terms - keep up the fight!

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