“People should ride for ALS because it’s such an incredible feeling to help those who can’t ride and who’d give anything just to be on a bike, riding next to us. People living with ALS are the real superheroes.” –Simon Tooley, Ride to Fight ALS participant
For the second year
Investments in ALS research have always been a reason to be hopeful that one day there will be effective treatments for this devastating disease. As a result of generous donor contributions and our partnership with the ALS Society of Canada, we – and you! – helped to fund more than
Raising awareness for ALS is an integral part of our mission. By communicating with the public through a range of different platforms, we succeed in educating and informing people—and, above all, breaking the taboos—about ALS. As with the many other communications released throughout the year, that was the goal
As each case of ALS is different, our members and their needs are unique. Thanks to their feedback, we can adapt our programs and services to their reality. This information is essential in order to provide them with personalized support where and when they need it most.
When Jacques Régimbald, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2015, and his son, Martin, began raising money for the Walk for ALS in Laval, they had no idea just how big their efforts would pay off.
“When we first got started, we were aiming for $5,000, but after only three
This guide is for general practitioners who have a patient who has been diagnosed with ALS, or who is suspected to have ALS. It will assist you in recognizing the signs and symptoms of ALS, understanding ALS progression, symptom management, changing patient needs, the importance of interdisciplinary ALS care, and