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  Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that results from the death of motor  neurons.  Patients develop weakness affecting voluntary muscles eventually affecting muscles of respiration

Providing you with detailed information about all neurological disorders is beyond the scope of this web site.  Instead, I have compiled a list of useful website links that you can refer to for accurate information.  When available, sites in Arabic are also listed.  Periodically new information will be added for each topic specifically.

 These sites have been compiled from several sources including:

  • The American Academy of Neurology Patient Information Guide
  • The US Department of Health & Human Services Booklet of Neurological Disorders – Voluntary Health Agencies & Other Patient Resources
  • General Search of the World Wide Web

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis:

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association.
ALS Therapy Development Foundation.
Les Turner ALS Foundation.
Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Project ALS.

The following sites provide information about various Neurological Disorders:
Stories about persons living with various Neurological disorders.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke.
The American Academy of Neurology.

The following sites address caregiver issues:

National Family Caregivers Association.
Family Caregiver Alliance.
Well Spouse Foundation.
C-Mac Informational Services/Caregiver News.

Other Resources:

Brave Kids.
Friends’ Health Connection.
MUMS National Parent-to-Parent Network.
National Council on Patient Information & Education.
National Organization for Rare Disorders.


Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Bells Palsy
Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Headaches & Migraines
Multiple Sclerosis
Myasthenia Gravis
Neuropathic Pain
Parkinson’s Disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sleep Disorders
Stroke & TIA
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Other Disorders
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