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LOCAL CARE SERVICES

If you're a person with ALS or you care for one, we're here to help. We'll connect you with the local resources you need, including equipment loans, grants to help with ALS-related expenses, and access to ALS clinics and clinical trials.

NEW PATIENT ENROLLMENT

QUALITY OF LIFE REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM

Begining February 1, 2022

To apply for The ALS Association Central & Southern Ohio Chapter 2022 Quality of Life Reimbursement Grant, You must reside in the Chapter Territory (Please click here to view of the Chapter Territory Map), AND be registered with the Chapter, (To register please call 866.273.2572 or email: alsohio@alsohio.org). 

If you meet the above listed criteria, you can download the Quality of Life Reimbursement Grant Application (link below), OR complete the application by contacting your Care Services Coordinator, or Carleen at the Chapter office: 866.273.2572, ext 110 OR chubbell@alsohio.org. 

You will be notified by email or phone within 5 business days after your application has been received by the Chapter if you qualify for the Chapter Quality of Life Reimbursement Grant. 

PLEASE DO NOT SEND RECEIPTS.  Receipts can not be accepted until your grant application is approved.

Quality of Life Reimbursement Grant Application

RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE WITH ALS 

ACCESSIBLE VEHICLES
COMMUNICATING WITH BARB

DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR ALS
GETTING NEW WHEELS
GUIDE FOR FAMILIES ON OBTAINING GOVERNMENT BENEFITS
MANAGING MOBILITY
PATIENT GUIDE TO DIAPHRAGM PACING
PROCESS FOR OBTAINING A COMMUNICATION DEVICE
POWER WHEELCHAIR TIPS
RESPIRATORY CARE FOR ALS 
SOCIAL SECURITY RULES-ADDRESSING PRESUMPTIVE DISABILITY
THE OHIO BENEFIT BANK
WEB RESOURCES

CAREGIVER RESOURCES

CAREGIVING GUIDELINES
WEBSITES FOR CAREGIVERS

CARE COORDINATOR SUPPORT

 MEET THE CARE COORDINATORS
CHAPTER CARE SERVICES--WHAT WE DO

CHAPTER PUBLICATIONS

ALS GLOSSARY
PATIENT RESOURCE GUIDE
MONTHLY NEWSLETTER

2022 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY MANUAL

EDUCATION & EXCHANGE GROUPS

WHAT IS AN ALS SUPPORT GROUP
CHAPTER SUPPORT GROUPS

VIRTUAL E&E WEBINAR SLIDES

ESPECIALLY FOR KIDS & TEENS

WEBSITES FOR KIDS
THE FLAMINGO BACKPACK PROJECT
ALS WORD SEARCH
FUN WAYS TO HELP LET YOUR FEELINGS OUT
BOOKS FOR KIDS AND TEENS
GRIEF RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN & TEENS

EQUIPMENT LOAN PROGRAM

EQUIPMENT LOAN PROGRAM
OUR HELPERS

*FEATURE*

Jamie Brown was blindsided by a diagnosis that turned her world upside down. What she thought was an aggravated shoulder injury was a sign of ALS. Gradually, ALS diminished her ability to enjoy walking, gardening, and water aerobics. In this video, she shares her personal journey with ALS.

Jamie Brown vid

GRIEF AND LOSS RESOURCES

ACTIVITIES FOR GRIEFWORK
AFTER CAREGIVING: PICKING UP THE PIECES
BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
COPING WITH LIFE CHANGES
COUNT ON GRIEF
GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT
NATURAL GRIEF RESPONSES
SHATTERING 8 MYTHS ABOUT GRIEF
THE GRIEVING PROCESS
THE MOURNER'S BILL OF RIGHTS
WHEN GRIEF DOESN'T GO AWAY