Tag Archives: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Keep Communicating – Better Speech and Hearing Month and ALS Awareness Month

For ALS Awareness Month and Better Speech and Hearing Month, we look at research and resources to help people with ALS keep communicating! Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for May 2019

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My dad was recently diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). I would like more information and resources to help … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 17 – Friday, August 21

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: Found near death in Grant Park, a loner pit bull has a new best friend (Chicago Tribune) Merit, a young pit bull, was found near death in Chicago’s Grant Park. After … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, October 13 – Friday, October 17

Human Interest: ‘Argo’ hero Tony Mendez battling Parkinson’s (The Washington Post) Tony Mendez, the real-life CIA agent portrayed in the movie “Argo,” is using his fame to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease, a disability for which he is in treatment. … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 18 – Friday, August 22

Funding: “Ice Bucket Challenge” has raised millions for ALS Association (The New York Times) The “Ice Bucket Challenge” has lit social media on fire, raising both money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). About 30,000 Americans have the disease, … Continue reading

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