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Old 11-16-2004, 06:31 PM #4 (permalink)
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Hi CDEE:

If your father-in-law has been diagnosed then you should have he neurologist who diagnosed him to refer him to one of the ALS clinics for help. In addition, his family M.D. should be contacted to have help via an occupational therapist, Attendant Care and/or Home Care. If you are writing from Ontario these services are available to you.

We live in a very rural community outside of Toronto and, while we were referred to a clinic in the city, there was quite a bit of home help available locally. My wife had ALS and stayed home with us for 4 years. I rarely missed a day of work. Check with his MD...

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