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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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04-24-15  →  Personal hygiene (195 views, 8 replies)
04-23-15  →  Baclofen and symptoms (101 views, 2 replies)
04-23-15  →  Who here uses an Ipad to communicate?? (179 views, 8 replies)
04-23-15  →  Promising news from Brainstorm (82 views, 0 replies)
04-23-15  →  Need help! (225 views, 4 replies)
04-23-15  →  Muscle biopsy (230 views, 11 replies)
04-23-15  →  Anyone have both ALS and Alzheimers? (139 views, 4 replies)
04-23-15  →  Question re soreness/stifness (224 views, 6 replies)
04-23-15  →  Good definition... (140 views, 3 replies)
04-23-15  →  Tongue/ Bulbar Concerns (271 views, 6 replies)
04-23-15  →  newbie (235 views, 4 replies)
04-23-15  →  Mayo Brainstorm Nurown Stem Cell (202 views, 8 replies)
04-22-15  →  Senate passed the Steve Gleason Act (S. 984)! (215 views, 7 replies)
04-22-15  →  ALS registry (141 views, 2 replies)
04-22-15  →  Does anyone know if Jals is any different? (305 views, 10 replies)
04-22-15  →  China shops... (219 views, 8 replies)
04-22-15  →  No als! (369 views, 10 replies)
04-22-15  →  this happened this morning (279 views, 10 replies)
04-22-15  →  I do not have OCD (182 views, 4 replies)
04-22-15  →  Symptoms: wax & wane? (246 views, 11 replies)
04-21-15  →  Elevated Aldolase (137 views, 1 replies)
04-21-15  →  How long does it take to adjust to an increase in Baclofen? (209 views, 11 replies)
04-21-15  →  Worried and wondering (266 views, 3 replies)
04-21-15  →  CK levels? (215 views, 2 replies)
04-21-15  →  Scared and need your help (333 views, 7 replies)
04-21-15  →  I need a break. But how? (353 views, 12 replies)
04-20-15  →  Twitching (400 views, 4 replies)
04-20-15  →  worsening symptoms, diaphragm concerns (450 views, 3 replies)
04-20-15  →  Speech Question (219 views, 2 replies)
04-20-15  →  Feeling so tired (307 views, 10 replies)
04-20-15  →  PLS & Anxiety (237 views, 4 replies)
04-19-15  →  FVC and Sleep issues (280 views, 11 replies)
04-19-15  →  Lost and scared (499 views, 6 replies)
04-19-15  →  Waiting..... (227 views, 4 replies)
04-19-15  →  Muscle atrophy (279 views, 5 replies)
04-18-15  →  Compassionate use (270 views, 2 replies)
04-18-15  →  Baclofen?? (362 views, 13 replies)
04-18-15  →  Diagnosed 2 days ago with ALS (572 views, 6 replies)
04-18-15  →  feeling sad (296 views, 9 replies)
04-17-15  →  I got my husband out of the house today! (376 views, 16 replies)
04-17-15  →  Another one worried about ALS. Incite? (346 views, 8 replies)
04-17-15  →  Any insight appreciated.... (1343 views, 37 replies)
04-16-15  →  Trip Report: Grand Canyon (461 views, 32 replies)
04-16-15  →  Not sure what happened (466 views, 14 replies)
04-16-15  →  How can i tell? (284 views, 2 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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