Resources for Learning About ALS

We’re committed to providing you with quick, easy access to a variety of resources related to ALS – from fact sheets and publications and videos produced by the Association to book recommendations and resource guides.

Links to websites outside of The ALS Association are provided for your browsing convenience but do not represent formal endorsement of their content.

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ALS Association
Families and ALS Resource Guide
This resource guide is the result of many years of clinical social work practice and research with families, children, and youths affected by neurological illness.
Guide / Manual
ALS Association
Living with ALS Resource Guides
These cornerstone educational materials were designed to inform and educate people about ALS in a comprehensive and easily understood format.
Guide / Manual
ALS Association
Products to Aid in Daily Living
The materials and websites referenced and/or linked from The ALS Association website in this section are provided for information purposes only. Learn more.
Website
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?
Ask the Doc
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?
Ask the Doc
ALS Association
Female Caregiver in the Restroom
This sign is a communication tool to inform the public that a caregiver is assisting a person living with ALS in the restroom.
Signage
ALS Association
Male Caregiver in the Restroom
This sign is a communication tool to inform the public that a caregiver is assisting a person living with ALS in the restroom.
Signage
ALS Association
Social Distancing Door Sign
This sign is a communication and educational tool to help inform medical providers and house guests.
Signage
ALS Association
Medical Information Packet
This packet is a communication and educational tool to help inform medical providers.
Medical Packets