Conference: Legal issues and ALS with Hélène Guay

Conference: Legal issues and ALS with Hélène Guay

Legal issues and ALS: Advanced medical directives, Power of Attorney, Living will – these are some terms amongst others that are addressed in this conference by Hélène Guay.
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Conference: What to expect once you register at the CLSC

Conference: What to expect once you register at the CLSC

As part of our series of conferences for newly diagnosed people and their families, this conference focuses on home care and the CLSC.
Ann-Marie Léporé, occupational therapist, explains what you should expect once you have a file opened at the CLSC.
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Conference: The shock of diagnosis with Mia Lanno

Conference: The shock of diagnosis with Mia Lanno

During the month of November 2022 was held the Conference: The shock of diagnosis with Mia Lanno (in English and in French).
This conference with Mia Lanno, social worker, explores the shock of receiving a diagnosis of ALS.
To watch the recording of the conference in English: click here.

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Conference: Communication disorders – Speech Therapy

Conference: Communication disorders – Speech Therapy

On Tuesday, October 18 2022, was held the Conference: Communication disorders – Speech Therapy.
This conference addresses the context of the management of communication disorders in a hospital setting within an ALS clinic (assessment, interventions/monitoring, support, etc.), and then addresses the context of management in a rehabilitation center, including technological

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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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Deuil Jeunesse

Deuil Jeunesse

Deuil-Jeunesse est un organisme de bienfaisance unique d’interventions professionnelles qui vient en aide aux jeunes et aux familles qui vivent la maladie grave, la disparition ou la mort d’un proche ou des pertes liées à la séparation parentale, l’abandon ou l’adoption. Nous travaillons auprès des jeunes eux-mêmes, de leurs parents

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Support and services for our members: Together, we find strength

Support and services for our members: Together, we find strength

Improving the quality of life of Quebec families touched by ALS
Learning you have ALS is devastating. The diagnosis stirs up all kinds of emotions — fear, worry, sadness and anger. From diagnosis to end-of-life care and bereavement support, our dedicated team of psychosocial counsellors and coordinators provide compassionate and knowledgeable

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The motivation behind our Third Caregiver Recognition Day

 
 
“Today, we want to give you a little respite and acknowledge your dedication towards your loved ones” says Leigh Stephens, psychosocial counsellor at the Society, setting the tone for the third edition of Caregiver Recognition Day as part of Caregivers Week. On Sunday, November 6th, approximately 30 caregivers

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