The following guides, tutorials, manuals and fact sheets are here for your use. Each material deals with issues involved with ALS patient care, technology and coping strategies.

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What is covered in the Manual?

  • An overview of ALS, signs and symptoms, research status
  • Tips and tools for persons with ALS and family caregivers
  • Where to go for help and support (local support information can be obtained from provincial ALS Societies)
  • Disease management information about who makes up the ALS health-care team, mobility and independence, swallowing and nutrition, speech and communication, breathing and lung function, oral care, end-of-life issues, and advance-care planning
  • Assistive equipment and activities of daily living
  • Legal and financial considerations
  • Education and support resources