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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.

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Recent ALS chat and support group threads

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11-29-15  →  We are at the ER! (68 views, 7 replies)
11-29-15  →  Wonderful moments, wonderful memories (57 views, 3 replies)
11-29-15  →  Struggling (78 views, 6 replies)
11-29-15  →  Flying Free (94 views, 9 replies)
11-29-15  →  My wife has been diagnosed with MND-ALS + FTD (120 views, 9 replies)
11-29-15  →  Question on Sudden Shortness of Breath (130 views, 6 replies)
11-29-15  →  ER (301 views, 20 replies)
11-29-15  →  Bad weather for Tillie (145 views, 11 replies)
11-29-15  →  This and that (130 views, 4 replies)
11-29-15  →  Friend diagnosed with ALS (143 views, 5 replies)
11-28-15  →  New to forum (186 views, 8 replies)
11-28-15  →  ARrgggg, what to do? (Tirasemtiv or NP001) (143 views, 8 replies)
11-28-15  →  I confuse every Dr that sees me lol (192 views, 1 replies)
11-28-15  →  Nervous I have ALS (254 views, 6 replies)
11-28-15  →  First visit to ALS clinic with husband (222 views, 5 replies)
11-28-15  →  Very Scared (131 views, 2 replies)
11-28-15  →  PLS progression timeline (222 views, 6 replies)
11-28-15  →  Worried of Bulbar ALS (198 views, 4 replies)
11-28-15  →  i think i have it, in a country where i cant get an emg test. (192 views, 5 replies)
11-27-15  →  Living Facilites (161 views, 5 replies)
11-27-15  →  Mother-in-law update (176 views, 5 replies)
11-27-15  →  Complications for LASIK surgery? (169 views, 4 replies)
11-27-15  →  Its been a year (217 views, 4 replies)
11-27-15  →  Tongue fasciculations (232 views, 7 replies)
11-26-15  →  Dark Days (346 views, 14 replies)
11-26-15  →  What to eat without peg (203 views, 3 replies)
11-25-15  →  Scared (165 views, 2 replies)
11-25-15  →  Looking for some advice & help. (256 views, 4 replies)
11-25-15  →  Terrified of my Neuro appt next week (241 views, 6 replies)
11-25-15  →  Ketones (161 views, 1 replies)
11-24-15  →  Me too (409 views, 11 replies)
11-24-15  →  Odds of Incidence and Lifetime Risk (276 views, 3 replies)
11-24-15  →  Sorry to bother you but need some advice (206 views, 2 replies)
11-24-15  →  Being Sent to an ALS Clinic (375 views, 7 replies)
11-24-15  →  Diagnosed 11/18/2015 (478 views, 6 replies)
11-24-15  →  Mri & ct scan (197 views, 4 replies)
11-24-15  →  Any men with sore breast tissue (202 views, 4 replies)
11-23-15  →  Ongoing Clinical Trial of MN-166 in ALS (207 views, 0 replies)
11-23-15  →  My dad is in heaven. (467 views, 24 replies)
11-23-15  →  Some advice (228 views, 2 replies)
11-23-15  →  Worried about my symptoms (416 views, 10 replies)
11-22-15  →  Pain when walking (254 views, 4 replies)
11-22-15  →  Twitching as an ALS symptom? (308 views, 7 replies)
11-21-15  →  MND or other Neurological Disease ? (557 views, 13 replies)
11-21-15  →  Diaphragm Pacing (207 views, 1 replies)
11-21-15  →  Falls accelerate progression? (255 views, 3 replies)
11-21-15  →  Can anyone identify with my case (369 views, 3 replies)
11-21-15  →  Cowboy Glenn (416 views, 7 replies)
11-20-15  →  Free 1 1/2 horsepower electric hoist (206 views, 0 replies)
11-20-15  →  Anxiety over atypical ALS onset (381 views, 3 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. 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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