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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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10-02-14  →  Just a really quick atrophy question (107 views, 1 replies)
10-01-14  →  I read the sticky thread-- still not sure. Please help. (109 views, 1 replies)
10-01-14  →  Can it be? (105 views, 2 replies)
10-01-14  →  CBD from Hemp soon to be available (267 views, 2 replies)
10-01-14  →  Need an opinion, worried :( (144 views, 3 replies)
10-01-14  →  NCS/EMG done, MRI next... (161 views, 4 replies)
10-01-14  →  ALS "Healed" on today's 700 Club (243 views, 11 replies)
10-01-14  →  One year good and bad. (238 views, 9 replies)
10-01-14  →  My 7 year old read me a book today about lungs. (151 views, 1 replies)
10-01-14  →  doctors (217 views, 6 replies)
09-30-14  →  Can a PAL do me a solid? (294 views, 14 replies)
09-30-14  →  Update from a Couple of Months Ago (296 views, 9 replies)
09-30-14  →  Frustrated with Doctors (270 views, 5 replies)
09-30-14  →  spouses and caretakers? (338 views, 16 replies)
09-30-14  →  Really worried about my symtoms...... (300 views, 4 replies)
09-30-14  →  Please help. (281 views, 4 replies)
09-30-14  →  Respiratory onset at age 27. Today I lost my mind (690 views, 26 replies)
09-30-14  →  FALS Age of Onset (134 views, 2 replies)
09-29-14  →  Worried that i might have ALS/MND (195 views, 4 replies)
09-29-14  →  ALS related symptoms? (249 views, 3 replies)
09-29-14  →  i give up (473 views, 21 replies)
09-29-14  →  recommend a speech-generating device (162 views, 3 replies)
09-29-14  →  Can Sporadic ALS turn into FALS? (148 views, 2 replies)
09-29-14  →  VA ALS Clinic/System (160 views, 6 replies)
09-29-14  →  Starting to worry... (417 views, 8 replies)
09-28-14  →  possible bulbar als/ weird symptoms (300 views, 7 replies)
09-28-14  →  Alex good luck with your PEG (209 views, 14 replies)
09-28-14  →  Peg tube (187 views, 11 replies)
09-28-14  →  Has anyone ever had a broken bone post diagonsis? (195 views, 5 replies)
09-28-14  →  Trying to rule it out (248 views, 6 replies)
09-28-14  →  New bulbar onset (892 views, 51 replies)
09-28-14  →  Travel medical from canada to usa (119 views, 1 replies)
09-28-14  →  weak shoulder (319 views, 11 replies)
09-28-14  →  i think i have als please help me! (655 views, 21 replies)
09-27-14  →  Trouble finding Dr in Chigago to (246 views, 9 replies)
09-27-14  →  Does my husband have ALS? (494 views, 9 replies)
09-27-14  →  Trouble sleeping (399 views, 18 replies)
09-27-14  →  Really scared.. (400 views, 12 replies)
09-27-14  →  Not giving up! (665 views, 34 replies)
09-27-14  →  Adverse reaction to h1n1 flu shot (441 views, 7 replies)
09-26-14  →  Power Chair Frustration (344 views, 11 replies)
09-26-14  →  Tracheostomy-pro and con (288 views, 12 replies)
09-26-14  →  on the road to a therapy for people with ALS (268 views, 5 replies)
09-26-14  →  Husband diagnosed last Friday (453 views, 9 replies)
09-26-14  →  Early signs? (612 views, 9 replies)
09-25-14  →  Power Wheelchair (481 views, 26 replies)
09-25-14  →  Things we love doing and can't do anymore (720 views, 37 replies)
09-25-14  →  Acetyl-L-Carnitine (222 views, 5 replies)
09-25-14  →  Left arm weakness and elbow twitching (315 views, 3 replies)
09-25-14  →  Dynavox Series 5 For Sale (105 views, 0 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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