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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

Individuals who qualify for the Quality of Life Reimbursement Grant can be reimbursed up to $750 in acceptable expenses.   If you would like to apply for the 2019 Quality of Life Reimbursement Grant, applications are taken over the phone or by email.  Please call or email Care Services Coordinator, Carleen Hubbel at 614.273.2572 extension 110, or chubbell@alsohio.org.

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

EDUCATION & EXCHANGE GROUPS

WHAT IS AN ALS SUPPORT GROUP
CHAPTER SUPPORT GROUPS

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