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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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10-21-14  →  Question about disease progression (206 views, 6 replies)
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10-21-14  →  One arm slighty larger than the other (155 views, 4 replies)
10-21-14  →  Please help I have questions about some symptoms (315 views, 6 replies)
10-20-14  →  Shingles (135 views, 4 replies)
10-20-14  →  The Internet! (213 views, 2 replies)
10-20-14  →  Mom has taken a turn... (260 views, 11 replies)
10-20-14  →  symmetry? (172 views, 2 replies)
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10-20-14  →  yat (240 views, 16 replies)
10-20-14  →  Questions re ALS (768 views, 30 replies)
10-20-14  →  Father newly diagnosed (371 views, 21 replies)
10-20-14  →  Medical Retirement Coming Up, Question (327 views, 25 replies)
10-20-14  →  GM604 news (169 views, 6 replies)
10-20-14  →  I think i got ALS.HELP PLEASE!! (432 views, 16 replies)
10-20-14  →  Without Good Health... (262 views, 8 replies)
10-19-14  →  Still not believing it. (335 views, 14 replies)
10-19-14  →  Wondering how to handle this situation (264 views, 10 replies)
10-19-14  →  Cause of ALS is found, Northwestern team says (451 views, 18 replies)
10-19-14  →  dumb question (272 views, 11 replies)
10-19-14  →  newly diagnosed (285 views, 11 replies)
10-19-14  →  32 and Scared (252 views, 3 replies)
10-19-14  →  Help me help my Dad (191 views, 7 replies)
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10-19-14  →  Cold weather (439 views, 26 replies)
10-19-14  →  20 year old feeling awful (292 views, 11 replies)
10-18-14  →  Thumb has life of its own! (452 views, 23 replies)
10-18-14  →  update on symptom progreesion (347 views, 6 replies)
10-17-14  →  Lipitor triggering ALS (485 views, 20 replies)
10-17-14  →  Stumble (434 views, 20 replies)
10-17-14  →  new chair today (211 views, 10 replies)
10-17-14  →  Next Steps for My Husband (362 views, 13 replies)
10-17-14  →  22 year old female, muscle twitching, fearful (398 views, 5 replies)
10-16-14  →  Hello from a new CAL (450 views, 17 replies)
10-16-14  →  Need some encouragement and prayers (325 views, 5 replies)
10-16-14  →  Used ALS Equipment for Sale, Dynavox DynaWrite, Tobii and Perimobile C300 Wheelchair (172 views, 0 replies)
10-16-14  →  Terrified, so terrified (474 views, 6 replies)
10-16-14  →  Jury Duty (221 views, 7 replies)
10-16-14  →  Freaked out by doctor - creatinine kinase elevated (307 views, 3 replies)
10-16-14  →  Research Papper (521 views, 20 replies)
10-16-14  →  Birthday on Friday (440 views, 29 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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