Event: Spotlight on ALS Research and Q&A

Event: Spotlight on ALS Research and Q&A

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

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Conference – To learn more about ALS with Dr. Geneviève Matte

Conference – To learn more about ALS with Dr. Geneviève Matte

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

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Coordonnateur.trice, administration et bénévolat

Coordonnateur.trice, administration et bénévolat

*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

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Conference – Medical aid in dying and organ donation

Conference – Medical aid in dying and organ donation

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

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Conferences: Tax credits for caregivers and for people living with ALS

Conferences: Tax credits for caregivers and for people living with ALS

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

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UNITED TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

UNITED TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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

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UNITED TO FIND ANSWERS

UNITED TO FIND ANSWERS

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.

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UNITED TO RAISE AWARENESS

UNITED TO RAISE AWARENESS

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

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