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We connect need with support, questions with answers, thought leaders with new ideas, research to funding, and advocates to challenge the status quo.

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Our team of professional Care Managers provide expert advice and assistance for people with ALS, free of charge.


We invest in research that will lead to better treatments and cures. We can also help connect you to clinical trials.

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Our advocacy efforts advance important public policy initiatives that benefit our ALS community.

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To partner with the ALS community as we drive the discovery of prevention strategies, treatments, and cures for ALS; provide access to quality care and connection; and promote initiatives to improve health outcomes.

Connect, Support, Chat

Connection groups are a great place for people living with ALS and their loved ones to share their personal experiences and learn more about strategies for preserving independence and maximizing quality of life.

Margie Petrakis 2016 CV Walk
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ASK ME: What's New in Speech and Communication Technology

Please watch our ASK ME educational webinar, "What’s New in Speech and Communication Technology” featuring Amy Roman, CC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist and AAC Specialist from Forbes Norris ALS Treatment and Research Center. As a Speech Language Pathologist, Amy specializes in AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) and provides strategies, tools, and technology to keep people connected to and participating in communities and interests that enrich their lives.

ASK ME: Recap of the Packard Center Annual ALS Research Symposium

Please watch our ASK ME educational webinar, "Recap of the Packard Center Annual ALS Research Symposium” featuring Dr. Christine Vande Velde, Scientific Director of the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins and professor in the Department of Neurosciences at the Université de Montréal and Université de Montréal Hospital Research Center.

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News & Stories

2024 July ENewsletter

July 2024 | Monthly eNewsletter from ALS Network

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An enduring inspiration in our fight to cure ALS

Jim Obergefell, the named plaintiff in the Obergefell v. Hodges Supreme Court case that legalized same sex marriage nationwide, is backed by supporters of the courts ruling on same-sex marriage on the step of the Texas Capitol during a rally Monday, June 29, 2015, in Austin, Texas. The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Meet Jim Obergefell, ALS Advocate

Stay up-to-date on ALS care, research, and advocacy, as well as upcoming activities and events, and learn more about the many ways ALS Network is helping the ALS community.