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51. OT_Manual

(File; Tue Jan 18 11:59:00 CST 2011)

Daily Activities Made Easier forPeople with Amyotrophic LateralSclerosis (ALS)Written byAmy Olney, MOTSWith help from:Richard Olney, M.D.Miriam Crennan, OTR/LJulie Scurich, OTR/LMargaret Cotts, MA, ATSMike Mansfield, CRTSEdited by:Jennif...

52. OT Manual 2006

(File; Thu Feb 03 22:02:00 CST 2011)

Daily Activities Made Easier forPeople with Amyotrophic LateralSclerosis (ALS)Written byAmy Olney, MOTSWith help from:Richard Olney, M.D.Miriam Crennan, OTR/LJulie Scurich, OTR/LMargaret Cotts, MA, ATSMike Mansfield, CRTSEdited by:Jennif...

Description: Daily Activities Made Easier for People with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

53. VA Provides Benefits to Veterans with ALS and Families

(Web Page; Mon May 13 15:49:00 CDT 2013)

Military veterans, regardless of the branch of service, the era in which they served, or whether they served during a time of peace or a time of war, are at a greater risk of dying from ALS than if they had not served in the military. F...

54. VA Expedites Access to Housing Grants for Veterans with ALS!

(Web Page; Wed Apr 30 08:55:00 CDT 2014)

By Pat Wildman In March 2014, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that veterans with ALS and those on active duty automatically are eligible for Specially Adaptive Housing (SAH) Grants. The grants provide veterans with up to $6...

55. ALS Association Statement on VA Report on Mishandled Claims from Veterans with ALS

(Web Page; Wed Nov 21 13:43:00 CST 2018)

On Wednesday, The ALS Association issued the following statement: The ALS Association is deeply concerned that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has mishandled claims and deprived some veterans with ALS of the critical financial s...

56. Hope My Two Young Daughters Will Never Have to Deal with ALS Again

(Web Page; Fri Apr 18 14:21:00 CDT 2014)

I was a transportation officer in the United States Army from 1988 to 1992. I was stationed much of that time in Germany and enjoyed the time I spent serving my country. After my discharge, I moved back to the States as a proud veteran. ...

Description: I know now that thousands of veterans have, are, and will fight this same battle.

57. New Research Involving Gulf War Veterans Could Provide Insight About ALS

(Web Page; Mon Mar 14 05:29:00 CDT 2011)

Calabasas Hills, CA - New research finds that veterans deployed to the Persian Gulf in the 1991 Gulf War have developed ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) at approximately twice the rate of veterans not deployed, according to a study pu...

58. "Keep the Faith"

(Web Page; Fri Apr 18 14:15:00 CDT 2014)

I'm a U.S. Air Force veteran, husband, retired, and former musician in Rocklin, California. After being diagnosed with ALS in 2010, my fiancée and I decided to wed and brave the future together. I'm unable to play piano anymore; h...

Description: I'm a U.S. Air Force veteran, husband, retired, and former musician in Rocklin, California.

59. He Never Blamed Anyone or Felt Sorry for Himself

(Web Page; Thu May 15 09:42:00 CDT 2014)

Master Sargeant Terry Hoffman was born August 15, 1948 in Salisbury, North Carolina. He served in the U. S. Marine Corps from 1969 -1989 and spent much of his career stationed in Jacksonville, N.C. After retiring, he continued to serve h...

Description: We need to continue to fight for support to find out why our Veterans are being afflicted with this horrendous disease.

60. Applying For VA Benefits

(Web Page; Thu Apr 13 11:14:00 CDT 2017)

Even though a diagnosis of ALS is presumed to be service connected the veteran must still apply for benefits and enroll in the VA health care system. It is important that this be done as soon as possible after diagnosis as benefits, incl...

Description: Even though a diagnosis of ALS is presumed to be service connected the veteran must still apply for benefits and enroll in the VA health care system.

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