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Care Services Webinars

The Multidisciplinary Approach to ALS Care
Speaker: Nicole Yarab, RN, BA
Monday, September 24, 2018
2:00pm (ET)
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Multidisciplinary clinical teams maximize quality of life and symptom management. Nicole Yarab, RN, BA, ALS Association Sr. Director of Clinical Programs will share who make up the ALS care team, what they do, and why there is value in accessing multidisciplinary team care.


The Road Ahead: Driving During Your Journey With ALS
Speaker: Melissa Werz, OTD, OTR/L
Monday, October 15, 2018
2:00pm (ET)
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Driving has become a nearly daily activity for most adults. The progressive nature of ALS may at some point present challenges to driving effectively. Join us as Melissa Werz, OTD, OTR/L shares information related to how ALS may impact driving, how to evaluate driving skills, and what viable transportation alternatives are available.


Archived Care Services Webinars

August 2018
ALS: Bringing Children and Youth into the Family Conversation
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

July 2018
Communicating with ALS: Keeping the Conversation Going
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

June 2018
Travel Options for People With ALS
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

April 2018
Home Safety and Environmental Modification Considerations
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

March 2018
Nutrition and ALS: Good Nutrition in Every Bite
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

February 2018
Muscle Cramps in ALS
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

December 2017
National ALS Registry Update
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

November 2017
Thinking and Behavior in ALS: Who, What, Why & How
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

October 2017
ALS and Breathing: What Works?
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

September 2017
ALS Research Progress – Hope for the Future
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

August 2017
I have ALS and a Child or Youth: Now What? Bringing Children and Youths into the Conversation
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

July 2017
Traveling Successfully with ALS
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

June 2017
ALS is More than a Pain in the Neck: Identifying and Managing Pain in ALS
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

May 2017
Create Your ALS Care Team
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

April 2017
Untangling the ALS X-Files
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

March 2017
Optimizing Nutrition in ALS
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

February 2017
Maintaining Relationships during an ALS Journey
WebEx Recording / Presentation Slides (PDF)

January 2017
Winter Safety Considerations in ALS

December 2016
Using Technology To Create A Family Keepsake

November 2016
How DME/Assistive Technology Benefits Caregivers

October 2016
Getting The Most Out of Your Power Seat Function-Technologies for Health and Independence

September 2016
Decreasing The Work of Breathing in ALS

August 2016
Driving Considerations in ALS

July 2016
Rapid Access Communication for People With ALS

May 2016
Home Modification For People With ALS

March 2016
Adequate Nutrition in ALS

February 2016
Genetic Counseling: Who, What, Where, When

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