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.
To watch the recording of the conference in English: click here.
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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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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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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.
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Conference on ALS Research and Q&A (bilingual) – February 2022

Conference on ALS Research and Q&A (bilingual) – February 2022

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

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