ALS

ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a neurodegenerative disorder. Learn more by checking out the following links.

General
ALS Canada – general information and support for those affected by ALS.
ALS Society of BC
ALS Association
ALS411 for Teens – teen fact book.

Symptoms
National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke – fact sheet
UCF Memory and Aging Centre – U of California’s
Facts about ALS – from MDA (fighting muscle disease)

Media
Understanding ALS – from Macleans magazine.
Think the Ice Bucket Challenge is Stupid? Think Again. – from Forbes magazine.
My Journey from Baseball Star to ALS Patient, 75 Years After Lou Gehrig – one person’s experience with ALS diagnosis.
On This Day: Lou Gehrig Dies of ALS – learn more about the individual the disease is most often associated with.

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