ALS Awareness Month
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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.
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
Posted on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 - 09:16, By: ALSN Staff