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Knowledge can be a powerful, and sometimes life-saving, tool when faced with an ALS diagnosis.  As the pre-eminent organization supporting Arizona’s ALS community, we provide opportunities for trusted, comprehensive education, empowering you and your family to make informed decisions about care.

Living with ALS Resource Guide

Living with ALS Resource Guides

Written by experts in the field of ALS care, these comprehensive guides were designed to encompass the rapidly expanding information and research in the clinical management of ALS
CS Webinar

Care Services Webinars

Stay up to date with monthly educational webinars featuring a wide variety of experts in the care and management of ALS.
Veterans Living with ALS

Veterans Living with ALS

Heroes who have served in the military are twice as likely to develop ALS compared to those who have not served.
Connecting ALS

Connecting ALS

Connecting ALS is a weekly podcast produced by The ALS Association’s national office and the Association’s Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter.
Diane Hayes
Although at times it was not pleasant to listen to or read some of the things that might be in store, in the end it was very helpful and allowed my mom to take this journey with dignity and love.
Diane Hayes

ALS 101 

This series of classroom style education sessions was designed specifically for people who have been diagnosed less than 6 months and addresses important topics such as: programs and services provided by our chapter, Q & A with a neurologist, adapting to change, insurance and legal planning, and understanding research.  Invitations will be mailed to all newly diagnosed families prior to each class. Four-week classes offered in February, June & October.

ASK THE EXPERTS

Each year, this state-wide conference brings together people with ALS, their caregivers, and experts in the field of ALS for a chance to learn and engage with one another. A keynote presentation and break-out sessions will address topics ranging from the latest information on research & clinical trials to strategies for symptom management in daily living. Invitations will be mailed to all registered families. Our next event is scheduled for August 2021. Stay tuned for more details!

CAREGIVER SKILLS TRAINING

 Join us for hands-on training sessions to learn the techniques of safe and successful caregiving. This class has been designed specifically for family caregivers caring for a person with ALS and will address important topics including: transfers, personal hygiene, communication, emergency preparedness, and more! Caregiver Skills Trainings for 2021 will take place July 17 and November 6.

Register for the July training here!

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