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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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07-24-14  →  Got Tobii Eyegaze today (79 views, 3 replies)
07-24-14  →  Please help concerned I have als. (124 views, 5 replies)
07-24-14  →  Feeding Tube and Vent... (144 views, 10 replies)
07-23-14  →  Anyone received ALS misdiagnosis of Upper Motor Neuron signs (163 views, 4 replies)
07-23-14  →  Has anyone received an ALS Misdiagnosis of Upper Motor Neuron? (81 views, 0 replies)
07-23-14  →  I have an exercise bike, but thought it was ill advised to use it ... should I go bac (198 views, 13 replies)
07-23-14  →  Trilogy vs bipap (179 views, 5 replies)
07-23-14  →  Recovery after feeding tube? (180 views, 9 replies)
07-23-14  →  Serum Creatinine and Albumin Predict ALS Survival (123 views, 5 replies)
07-23-14  →  sleeping at night (141 views, 3 replies)
07-23-14  →  Peg (133 views, 6 replies)
07-22-14  →  I got an appointment ! (241 views, 4 replies)
07-22-14  →  Guilt (296 views, 12 replies)
07-21-14  →  A brief respite from the real world (327 views, 6 replies)
07-21-14  →  3 months today (240 views, 7 replies)
07-21-14  →  Has Ivig ever responded to Upper Motor Neuron existence (162 views, 0 replies)
07-21-14  →  Atrophy Questions (843 views, 38 replies)
07-21-14  →  are these ALS symptoms? (305 views, 3 replies)
07-21-14  →  Difference in EMG and Nerve Conduction Study results (340 views, 10 replies)
07-21-14  →  scary night...ALS or something else? (345 views, 10 replies)
07-21-14  →  Power wheelchair- head control (253 views, 7 replies)
07-21-14  →  Help needed (281 views, 11 replies)
07-21-14  →  Feed tube and PaceMaker (486 views, 23 replies)
07-21-14  →  Nacetylcisteine (140 views, 1 replies)
07-21-14  →  God saw you getting tired, (400 views, 16 replies)
07-21-14  →  Does this sound like ALS - Very Scared (237 views, 5 replies)
07-21-14  →  twitching question (202 views, 7 replies)
07-21-14  →  Do my Symptoms sounds like ALS? (355 views, 6 replies)
07-20-14  →  Permobil M300 - Practically New (South Florida) (201 views, 2 replies)
07-20-14  →  a blessing cont'd (247 views, 5 replies)
07-20-14  →  very thick saliva in back of throat ... (462 views, 22 replies)
07-20-14  →  Why worry? (215 views, 1 replies)
07-20-14  →  Managing appointments when bedridden (250 views, 6 replies)
07-20-14  →  For Fellow Worriers... What Anxiety Feels Like (283 views, 1 replies)
07-19-14  →  Any help would be deeply appreciated (353 views, 7 replies)
07-19-14  →  Thank you to CALS that have stayed (620 views, 25 replies)
07-18-14  →  riluzole (295 views, 12 replies)
07-18-14  →  Do I have MMN? (263 views, 1 replies)
07-18-14  →  help as one can (473 views, 33 replies)
07-18-14  →  ALS concerns after testing-Bulbar (664 views, 20 replies)
07-18-14  →  Dizziness? (296 views, 8 replies)
07-18-14  →  Hand atrophy and twitching (672 views, 15 replies)
07-18-14  →  Just denied social security benefits+ (1007 views, 47 replies)
07-17-14  →  Worried about MND plus Respiratory/Bulbar onset (624 views, 19 replies)
07-17-14  →  Novel theory about ALS cause (442 views, 8 replies)
07-17-14  →  The perfect handicap van (323 views, 9 replies)
07-17-14  →  My first clinic visit (617 views, 17 replies)
07-16-14  →  Sitting on the Sidelines - unable to help... (416 views, 7 replies)
07-15-14  →  pain (458 views, 6 replies)
07-15-14  →  Slurred Speech Update (465 views, 7 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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