On Tuesday, June 14 2022, was held the conference by Tracey Palmer – Sexuality and ALS.
The purpose of offering this presentation to people living with the disease is to help them recognize that they are still sexual beings with a need for connection and love and to share methods
On Wednesday, June 15th 2022, was held the Spotlight on ALS Research and Q&A, a hybrid event (in-person and virtual) hosted by ALS Quebec!
Dr. Richard Robitaille, Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Montreal, along with other leading ALS researchers, shed light on their current
On Tuesday, May 1o 2022, was held the conference by Louise Boivin – Continuing life through illness (in French).
Fear, anxiety, grief and adaptation are four words that are part of the reality of a person living with ALS and their loved ones.
Through this conference, these important topics are
On Tuesday, March 29 2022, was held the conference To learn more about ALS with Dr. Geneviève Matte.
This presentation, given by Dr. Geneviève Matte (Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal, Research investigator, CHUM Research Centre) explains what ALS is, it’s history and where
*Description available in French only*
La Société de la sclérose latérale amyotrophique du Québec est un organisme à but non lucratif voué à l’amélioration des conditions de vie des personnes atteintes de la SLA (maladie de Lou Gehrig) et au soutien des membres de leur famille. Notre étroite collaboration avec
On Tuesday, March 29 2022, was held a conference on Medical aid in dying and organ donation presented by Sophie Villemaire, clinical nurse at the ALS Clinic, CHUM and Lysane Desrosiers, liaison nurse in organ donation for Transplant Québec.
You can watch the recording of the conference above or click
During the month of February, conferences were held on Tax credits for caregivers and for people living with disabilities, presented by representatives of Revenu Québec.
If you missed the conference on Tax credits for caregivers and would like to have more information on this subject, click here to view
CHSLD COMMITTEE MEMBER ADVOCATING FIERCELY FOR ALS CLIENTS LIVING IN LONG-TERM CARE
Paula Stone is a retired occupational therapist and long-time volunteer. She grew up with parents who both volunteered in the community, and a father with MS
CONNECTING FAMILIES AND RESEARCHERS IS A WIN-WIN
PROPOSITION FOR ALL
Dr. Richard Robitaille, ALS researcher and professor in the Department of Neurosciences at the Université de Montréal, is investigating how to slow down disease progression by keeping muscles stronger for longer.
UNITED TO RAISE AWARENESS
ALS has become a better-known disease since the Ice Bucket Challenge in 2014. However, we still have a lot of work to do to educate the public about the enormous challenges facing families affected by ALS. Raising a strong, united voice to build awareness is a