The emotional challenges of ALS

When someone hears about ALS, the first thought is often about the loss of physical function; for example, the progressive inability to walk, talk, eat, swallow, and eventually, breathe. Losing these functions one by one can be profoundly difficult on a person and can contribute to an additional set of emotional challenges below the surface […]

Wrapping up ALS Awareness Month

ALS Awareness Month is all about telling stories. Over the course of the month of June, people and families affected by ALS shared their personal stories about why they gave and who they gave for. On June 27, 2018, Dr. David Taylor, VP of Research at ALS Canada was joined by caregiver turned volunteer, Beth Robertson, […]