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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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Recent ALS chat and support group threads

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DateThread Title / Views
09-16-14  →  Going Insane! (45 views, 1 replies)
09-16-14  →  Inquiring About Bulbar ALS - Concerned.... (60 views, 2 replies)
09-15-14  →  I appreciate any input given. (129 views, 3 replies)
09-15-14  →  Need help from caregiver for ALS (62 views, 4 replies)
09-15-14  →  Using abbreviations- an IQ test (75 views, 5 replies)
09-15-14  →  Any diagnosed have this much uncertainty at first? (157 views, 4 replies)
09-15-14  →  ALS question... seeing neurologist next week (132 views, 3 replies)
09-15-14  →  Insurance problems already! (143 views, 9 replies)
09-15-14  →  Diagnosed 9/9; maybe not 9/11...Help Please (211 views, 5 replies)
09-15-14  →  One year with the pump (102 views, 3 replies)
09-15-14  →  Having a really hard time - afraid of ALS (166 views, 5 replies)
09-15-14  →  I did a mistake. Now, very worried about ALS. (200 views, 5 replies)
09-15-14  →  Advice Appreciated - My Story (300 views, 7 replies)
09-14-14  →  How to keep going... (296 views, 11 replies)
09-14-14  →  A story about falling ill in ALS, the devilīs disease, with reflections and criticism (283 views, 2 replies)
09-14-14  →  Recently Diagnosed (360 views, 8 replies)
09-14-14  →  Those who know about Bulbar? 23 Year Old Male Super Concerned (358 views, 10 replies)
09-13-14  →  Skipping the clinic (464 views, 20 replies)
09-13-14  →  Thanks (171 views, 4 replies)
09-13-14  →  Hubby Isn't Feeling Good (541 views, 32 replies)
09-13-14  →  Another testing day....... (183 views, 3 replies)
09-13-14  →  My Husband Has Been Having Symptoms ... (333 views, 8 replies)
09-13-14  →  picking at your brains! (410 views, 27 replies)
09-13-14  →  Exposing my condition to the public (338 views, 15 replies)
09-13-14  →  23 years old worried about als/ is this als? (216 views, 3 replies)
09-07-14  →  The Stem Cell Cure to ALS (492 views, 8 replies)
09-12-14  →  Rough Few Days (391 views, 18 replies)
09-12-14  →  Question about paranoia - long (247 views, 13 replies)
09-12-14  →  Feeling Blue (214 views, 12 replies)
09-12-14  →  Having trouble working computer (153 views, 1 replies)
09-12-14  →  Hal Finney (Halfin) (268 views, 5 replies)
09-12-14  →  Spinal tap (198 views, 14 replies)
09-12-14  →  Question about falls (219 views, 9 replies)
09-12-14  →  Pain (rant) (423 views, 19 replies)
09-12-14  →  Dirty EMG? Standing Clonus? Definite Anxiety lol. (294 views, 3 replies)
09-11-14  →  peg feeding question (214 views, 11 replies)
09-11-14  →  baclofen weight gain (216 views, 9 replies)
09-11-14  →  Webinar accessing ipad with a switch (131 views, 2 replies)
09-11-14  →  Peg tube consultation (151 views, 8 replies)
09-11-14  →  On The Beach (398 views, 18 replies)
09-11-14  →  Survived my first ALS clinic! (240 views, 8 replies)
09-11-14  →  Fasciculations - non stop or internittent (309 views, 5 replies)
09-11-14  →  Dynavox Maestro Series 5 (157 views, 4 replies)
09-11-14  →  Admission charge (588 views, 20 replies)
09-10-14  →  communication device Dynavox Meastro (156 views, 0 replies)
09-10-14  →  can boost or boost plus be fed through peg tubes (159 views, 3 replies)
09-10-14  →  Aww Crude...weight (743 views, 31 replies)
09-10-14  →  2 years ago (322 views, 9 replies)
09-10-14  →  swollen feet (325 views, 14 replies)
09-10-14  →  Feeling scared... (334 views, 10 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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