ALS Awareness Month

Profiles of people with ALS, interactive online features and local events across the country are part of MDA’s ALS Awareness Month activities

Posted on Monday, April 9, 2012 - 09:43, By: ALSN Staff
National ALS Awareness Month in May is a time when MDA seeks to increase the American public's knowledge about ALS and heighten awareness of the urgent need for treatments. This is accomplished through a mix of local and national efforts designed to educate and "put a face" on ALS. Local events...

An MDA online feature captures stories from the families and friends of people with ALS

Posted on Monday, April 9, 2012 - 09:42, By: ALSN Staff
ALS doesn’t just affect the person with the disease — it has a profound impact on those who care about that person, too. On MDA’s website during May, an interactive feature, "ALS: It's My Story, Too," provides an outlet for spouses and partners, children, friends, relatives and co-workers to...
Posted on Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 18:11, By: ALSN Staff
A 41-year-old SWAT-team police officer with a private pilot’s license … a former high-school sprinter and hoopster, now a 24-year-old mother of three little girls … an 82-year-old fine-art painter and grandmother, formerly a commercial artist … a 52-year-old long-haul semi-trailer truck driver and...
Posted on Monday, March 1, 2010 - 14:31, By: ALSN Staff
ALS doesn’t play favorites. Athletes and couch potatoes, parents and grandparents, even teenagers — anyone can get it. The letters “ALS” truly could stand for “Anyone’s Life Story.”
Posted on Friday, May 1, 2009 - 10:13, By: ALSN Staff
Alex Grausnick Bob Stimson
Posted on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 - 09:16, By: ALSN Staff