Resources for Learning About ALS

As a service to the ALS community, we have assembled various resouces, including publications and videos produced by The Association, other related books, fact sheets, as well as resource guides so that you can quickly and easily access information pertaining to a variety of subjects related to ALS.

Hyperlinks to websites outside of The ALS Association are provided as a browsing convenience and do not represent an endorsement of the linked site.  

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ALS Association
Obtaining an ALS Diagnosis
I have a few symptoms that make me worry that I might have ALS. I’ve heard it sometimes takes a long time to know for sure if you have the disease. I think it’s time to see a doctor. Should I go to my general practitioner? And what tests are needed to make the diagnosis?
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ALS Association
What Do Fasciculations or Muscle Twitching Mean?
Many people who have muscle twitching worry that they have ALS since it’s often associated with the disease. If a person has muscle twitches a lot, or even daily, could it be the beginning of ALS?
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