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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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08-30-15  →  Sometimes I really HATE that chair... (51 views, 6 replies)
08-30-15  →  Hello All! (87 views, 6 replies)
08-30-15  →  Mmn (95 views, 2 replies)
08-30-15  →  Fvc and the end (111 views, 3 replies)
08-30-15  →  My love has finished his journey (139 views, 12 replies)
08-29-15  →  My mother has ALS (157 views, 9 replies)
08-29-15  →  Input needed-please and thank you. (203 views, 5 replies)
08-29-15  →  newly diagnosed (254 views, 13 replies)
08-28-15  →  Sgd (185 views, 2 replies)
08-28-15  →  Hip Instability? (217 views, 9 replies)
08-28-15  →  Remodel (241 views, 16 replies)
08-27-15  →  Father newly diagnosed with bulbar ALS (315 views, 9 replies)
08-27-15  →  Hillcom vest clearnace system for sale (81 views, 0 replies)
08-27-15  →  Definitely Afraid (384 views, 8 replies)
08-27-15  →  Please Help! (199 views, 2 replies)
08-27-15  →  akaal update (235 views, 8 replies)
08-27-15  →  Questions (145 views, 2 replies)
08-27-15  →  Final stages without feeding tube (239 views, 2 replies)
08-27-15  →  Family history (199 views, 6 replies)
08-27-15  →  Looking for an over bed adjustable table (68 views, 1 replies)
08-27-15  →  redness from brreathing mask (198 views, 10 replies)
08-27-15  →  Question about slurring (384 views, 16 replies)
08-27-15  →  Nova Steel Transport Chair (85 views, 3 replies)
08-27-15  →  Update on Max (1178 views, 46 replies)
08-27-15  →  The question that probably doesn't have an answer (261 views, 6 replies)
08-27-15  →  I am 19 years old and probably i have als .... (388 views, 11 replies)
08-26-15  →  Question on Social Security (212 views, 8 replies)
08-26-15  →  25 and anxious (213 views, 6 replies)
08-26-15  →  Tobii dynavox with eye sensor and rolling stand for sale (78 views, 0 replies)
08-26-15  →  Audrey's son ( not ALS) (341 views, 18 replies)
08-26-15  →  ALS Symptoms... (358 views, 4 replies)
08-26-15  →  How to be a supportive friend? (201 views, 11 replies)
08-25-15  →  My Beloved PWC is in the Wheelchair Hospital Again (210 views, 8 replies)
08-25-15  →  My love is fading (426 views, 16 replies)
08-25-15  →  Hate my neuros office (200 views, 3 replies)
08-25-15  →  Maybe this can help someone (191 views, 2 replies)
08-25-15  →  New Here and Needing Help! (264 views, 4 replies)
08-25-15  →  Second Quarterly Neuro Visit (275 views, 8 replies)
08-25-15  →  voice banking (332 views, 15 replies)
08-25-15  →  Does this sound like ALS? (363 views, 7 replies)
08-25-15  →  Frustration (547 views, 13 replies)
08-25-15  →  Wheelchair / Travel / Rest stop's (234 views, 7 replies)
08-25-15  →  Massive pulmonary embolism (340 views, 7 replies)
08-25-15  →  Life Expectancy and its Variables (465 views, 13 replies)
08-24-15  →  Jamie Showkeir (364 views, 18 replies)
08-24-15  →  Als? (204 views, 8 replies)
08-24-15  →  Went to Mayo ENT today (243 views, 0 replies)
08-24-15  →  Tobii I-15 Computer w/ Eye Gaze Technology (108 views, 0 replies)
08-24-15  →  Potential early sympotoms of ALS? (314 views, 1 replies)
08-24-15  →  2nd opinion (114 views, 1 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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