Use the resources in this section to find the information you need, and stay one step ahead of ALS.
Life After an ALS Diagnosis
Life changes after an ALS diagnosis. There are decisions to make, symptoms to manage, treatment options to evaluate, and adjustments to almost every detail of your daily routine. It’s a lot to take in.
We’re here to help you navigate those changes. From initial diagnosis to end-of-life plans, we have information and resources to guide you through every aspect of your ALS journey.
How to Share Your Diagnosis
Tips on when you should tell people, what you should tell them, and how to share the news with your children or parents.
Living With ALS
Therapies & Care
A look at the different types of therapy services and medications that can be helpful in managing ALS symptoms and improving your quality of life.
Techniques and equipment to help you get the air you need as ALS weakens the muscles that control breathing.
Speech & Swallowing
A variety of tips for clearer speaking, better listening, and easier swallowing.
Therapies, exercise, equipment, and home improvements to help ALS patients get around more easily.
Changes in Thinking & Emotional Lability
How ALS can change your thinking, behavior, and emotional patterns.
Assistive Equipment & Technology
A variety of technologies and devices can help ALS patients manage their symptoms and maintain a better quality of life.
Home care, assisted living, nursing homes, adult foster care, and other options for different living settings.
Daily Living Activities
ALS symptoms usually necessitate changes to your everyday activities. Learn how you can adjust your daily living activities and create a new normal.
Caring for Someone With ALS
ALS Association Services & Publications
A list of available services provided by the ALS Association, as well as free in-depth publications and periodicals that provide detailed information about the disease.
Register With ALS Texas
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A list of all the vocabulary terms and definitions you need to understand the world of ALS.