Receiving a diagnosis of ALS is challenging and overwhelming. There is so much to know, a great deal to consider, and typically a host of questions.
The ALS Association is dedicated to providing you and your family and friends with information, support and resources you need to live a fuller life and better meet the daily challenges of living with ALS. Check out some helpful additional information.
Read more about inspiring individuals and their families who are living with ALS
"Once in a while – once in a great while – you meet someone about whom you can say, ‘My life is better for the meeting.’ That’s how I feel about Jim Eutizzi. That’s how many people feel about Jim."
Mr. Jim Eutizzi is a resident of Wisconsin, married and the father of four. Diagnosed with ALS in 2007 at the age of 44, he has spent the ensuing years in pursuit of raising public awareness, advocating at various organizations and providing education and caring support to others affected by ALS.Read more
The ALS Association’s Care Services electronic newsletter, ALS Insight is published quarterly. ALS Insight covers a broad range of subjects including stories about people living with ALS, Q&A with medical professionals, tips on daily living and communication, and webinar announcements.