Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets

These fact sheets are produced by the ALS Society of Canada and include a variety of topics and factual information related to ALS.  Themes include content to help you and your family navigate the journey, information specifically intended for caregivers and tips on how to manage various aspects of the disease. [...]
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Guide For People Living with ALS

Guide For People Living with ALS

This comprehensive guide offers an overview of what ALS is, tips and tools for people with ALS and their caregivers, disease management and assistive equipment information, legal and financial considerations, and more.
 
GUIDE

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ALS Education Day 2019 (Montreal)

ALS Education Day 2019 (Montreal)

This educational day covers topics on a variety aspects of care of patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. It is organized by the Montreal Neurological Institute & Hospital’s ALS Clinic (Neuro) with the support of Mitsubishi Tanebe Pharma Canada. This content is ideal for community physicians, employees of CLSCs, rehab centers, [...]
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A Guide to ALS Patient Care for Primary Care Physicians

A Guide to ALS Patient Care for Primary Care Physicians

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

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Talking with Young People About ALS- For Schools

Talking with Young People About ALS- For Schools

This booklet aims to familiarize educators with ALS by providing a better understanding of what a student whose parent has ALS must cope with, and by suggesting how school personnel can be supportive not only while the disease progresses, but also during bereavement.
 
Talking with Young People About ALS

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Checklist for following clients diagnosed with ALS & PLS

Checklist for following clients diagnosed with ALS & PLS

This checklist was developed by the “Table des Partenaires” Committee in 2012 and updated in September 2020. The aim of this tool is to help highlight information to be discussed with families living with an ALS or PLS diagnosis over the course of their illness.
Download the checklist:
In PDF

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Office des personnes handicapées du Québec – Guide to Programs for People with Disabilities, Their Families and Caregivers

Office des personnes handicapées du Québec – Guide to Programs for People with Disabilities, Their Families and Caregivers

This guide aims to facilitate access to information about the programs offered to people with disabilities, their families and their caregivers. Among other things, it presents programs related to income support, home support, housing, employment, technical aids, childcare, education, transportation, recreation, sports, culture and community life. It also describes Québec’s

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