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ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

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ALS Association

National. 39 chapters and support groups. Founded 1985. Dedicated to finding the cause, prevention and cure of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Aims to enhance the quality of life for ALS patients and their families. Newsletter 3 times/yr. Provides chapter development guidelines.


A.L.S. Association

27001 Agoura Road, Suite 150

Calabasas Hills, CA 91301

Voice: 1-800-782-4747 or 818-880-9007 information and referral (Mon.-Fri., 7:30am-4pm PST)

Fax: 818-880-9006



Verified: 2/12/2013

ALS Support Forum

Online. Provides a free community of support for anyone directly or indirectly affected by ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) and MND (motor neuron disease) including caregiver support.


Verified: 2/14/2013

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