MDA/ALS Newsmagazine Vol. 7, No. 5

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Family masters communication device in advance of need
Although ALS has robbed Margit Robien of typical speech, she finds many ways to communicate: scratching notes on a pad of paper, writing with chalk on a slate board and connecting wordlessly with her ever-present smile. While writing is the most effective way for her to express her needs today, she...


John and Suzanne Candell in 1993 Suzanne Candell is looking for 100 ALS caregivers to help test a method of affecting emotional and physical well-being in caregivers. Each participant will get a $25 gift certificate and the satisfaction of helping to identify coping tools for caregivers like...

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