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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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Recent ALS chat and support group threads

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DateThread Title / Views
12-22-14  →  Jaw symptoms!! Is this als ??!! (78 views, 4 replies)
12-22-14  →  ahhh Christmas (49 views, 4 replies)
12-21-14  →  Can't stop thinking about it..... (206 views, 8 replies)
12-21-14  →  ALS Concerns (183 views, 4 replies)
12-21-14  →  On the diagnostic merry-go-round (170 views, 2 replies)
12-21-14  →  Sanbrii's Questions as Its Own Thread (157 views, 4 replies)
12-21-14  →  Acceptation wrong or right? (160 views, 6 replies)
12-21-14  →  I love to write (113 views, 3 replies)
12-21-14  →  Do I have ALS? (221 views, 5 replies)
12-20-14  →  Feeling Down After a Clinic Visit (163 views, 5 replies)
12-20-14  →  Skiing with MND (172 views, 10 replies)
12-20-14  →  What to expect on a vent? (153 views, 3 replies)
12-20-14  →  Meet Gladys; Diagnosed This Week. (279 views, 12 replies)
12-19-14  →  Vehicle for the Wheelchair and Me (350 views, 18 replies)
12-19-14  →  Smart Vest??? (161 views, 2 replies)
12-19-14  →  In Limbo and feeling scared (223 views, 4 replies)
12-19-14  →  Not doing good (405 views, 19 replies)
12-19-14  →  Hi I'm a 19 year old boy that thinks I might have ALS. (201 views, 4 replies)
12-19-14  →  als in the neck (259 views, 4 replies)
12-19-14  →  Hyperexcitability phase (277 views, 3 replies)
12-19-14  →  First Family Gathering since Diagnoses (254 views, 6 replies)
12-19-14  →  Scared of ALS symptoms, awaiting a neuro appointment (293 views, 5 replies)
12-18-14  →  Question about wheelchair elevating seat (225 views, 11 replies)
12-18-14  →  Advance Direction Question (249 views, 13 replies)
12-18-14  →  New Insight Into How Motor Neurons in Brain Die During ALS (267 views, 2 replies)
12-18-14  →  Jevity (87 views, 0 replies)
12-18-14  →  Formula cost (101 views, 1 replies)
12-18-14  →  No mum, no christmas.. (222 views, 9 replies)
12-18-14  →  bulbar symptoms and more (265 views, 9 replies)
12-18-14  →  Charlotte's Web (144 views, 1 replies)
12-17-14  →  Muscle Burning - No Wasting (403 views, 8 replies)
12-17-14  →  Another new guy, just saying hello (392 views, 14 replies)
12-17-14  →  Rough day (292 views, 10 replies)
12-17-14  →  Trying to understand EMG (266 views, 3 replies)
12-17-14  →  Timeline of symptoms - should I be concerned? (655 views, 15 replies)
12-17-14  →  Gp terrified me (436 views, 7 replies)
12-17-14  →  Eyelids will not open (419 views, 14 replies)
12-17-14  →  Selling VMAX+ (w/ Eyemax) for low-price. (105 views, 1 replies)
12-17-14  →  Just a little update (229 views, 2 replies)
12-17-14  →  Are these possible signs of ALS? (420 views, 7 replies)
12-16-14  →  Question about When to get PEG? (188 views, 9 replies)
12-16-14  →  Got a email from Winning The Fight (475 views, 16 replies)
12-16-14  →  Steve is 58 today (371 views, 17 replies)
12-16-14  →  Two Falls (350 views, 15 replies)
12-16-14  →  Beautiful but ghoulish day (292 views, 13 replies)
12-16-14  →  Prozac for anxiety? (484 views, 26 replies)
12-15-14  →  Experience with adaptive clothing? (211 views, 6 replies)
12-15-14  →  Muscle twitching (346 views, 1 replies)
12-15-14  →  Ubiquinol vs CoQ10 (237 views, 7 replies)
12-15-14  →  Now the bad news (459 views, 12 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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