We are a volunteer-driven online community that originated in 2003. We are a resource for anyone affected by ALS and MND. We are a community of like-minded and compassionate individuals. Together we are the ALS Forum and together we build this online resource and online community.
Your ALS community and support group
The ALS support and MND help forums are here for individuals like yourself - people impacted by ALS and MND, 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 by joining and getting involved today.
Join our community
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. We invite you to join our community.
Recent member blogs
The following bloggers are from our online community. If you'd like to post a blog feel free to participate. We'd love to hear from you.
- neck collars with chest splints for posture (1 day 18 hours ago)
- ALS first symptoms (1 day 23 hours ago)
- Newby (3 weeks 4 days ago)
- Fear of als (1 month 4 hours ago)
- The Monster in our Family (1 month 1 week ago)
- Reflection on My life (1 month 2 weeks ago)
- Convinced I have ALS (1 month 3 weeks ago)
- caring for my mom with als struggles (1 month 3 weeks ago)
- Not reassured by Neurologist (1 month 3 weeks ago)
20 most recent forum discussions
- Feel alone. (5 hours ago, 116 views, 5 replies)
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- Lunasin (9 hours ago, 108 views, 2 replies)
- Atypical MND (11 hours ago, 125 views, 1 replies)
- New Member Here (14 hours ago, 162 views, 3 replies)
- ALS first symptoms (17 hours ago, 226 views, 3 replies)
- MNDA Symposium (1 day ago, 83 views, 0 replies)
- NurOwn (1 day ago, 169 views, 7 replies)
- a photo of my stoma taken this morning (1 day ago, 89 views, 0 replies)
- Dad and me (1 day ago, 166 views, 3 replies)
- Ongoing nightmare (2 days ago, 257 views, 10 replies)
- Throat and Tongue (2 days ago, 195 views, 3 replies)
- My Son Tim (2 days ago, 182 views, 3 replies)
- Proof of Pain Needed (2 days ago, 317 views, 9 replies)
- I am extremely scared! (2 days ago, 206 views, 7 replies)
- ROM for crooked joints (2 days ago, 117 views, 3 replies)
- Coincidence or ALS Cluster' (2 days ago, 154 views, 2 replies)
- Extremely worried, only 19 (2 days ago, 163 views, 2 replies)
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- Worried! (3 days ago, 170 views, 2 replies)
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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 hard work, kind nature, and thorough knowledge of ALS, this website would not be as important, or as helpful, as it is today.
Most importantly, a very big thank you to all of our moderators, heroic members and daily visitors, all of whom create a thriving atmosphere of support.