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
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
We are pleased to present this bilingual presentation on current ALS Research, held on February 16th, 2022. A Q&A follows the conference with the following researchers:
Richard Robitaille, PhD
Full Professor, Department of Neurosciences, Université de Montréal
Chantelle F. Sephton, PhD
Associate Professor, Université Laval, CERVO Brain Research
Change is part of our lives, it inhabits us, surrounds us, inspires us and challenges us. What if we took the time to be interested in it? During this conference, we will explore this notion, change, from various angles, in order to take its full measure. Historical, cosmic, philosophical, scientific,
A filmed interview with a person with ALS is presented during this conference. In it, she talks about her way of communicating and the advantages she sees in communicating with an assistive communication device (iPad with Speech Assistant application). Sophie Dupont and Gabrielle Morin, speech-language pathologists, will briefly describe possible
The diagnosis of ALS, like a train that has to change tracks suddenly, imposes a change of direction on one’s own life and those of one’s loved ones. Unlike retirement, where it is possible to plan and choose the direction of one’s new life outside of work, ALS is an
There are numerous clinical trials now ongoing with therapies targeting the genetic forms of ALS.
This webinar aims to provide information on genetics in ALS, the role of a genetic counsellor, considerations for genetic testing in ALS, and how therapies can target the genetic forms of ALS.