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Join our ALS community and thousands of walkers
throughout the region at the Walk to Defeat ALS.

The Walk to Defeat ALS®  raises funds for The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter's care services programs as well as awareness, advocacy and research efforts.To register, click here.

JACKSON September 27

NEW ORLEANS October 11


LAFAYETTE October 25

BATON ROUGE November 1

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST WALK (March 14, 2014) is still accepting donations!


The ALS Association Educational Symposium 


Tupelo, MS

August 26, 2014

All Saints Episcopal Church

11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Shreveport, LA

August 27, 2014

Willis Knighton Pierremont

11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Covington, LA

August 28, 2014

Clarion Inn & Suites Conference Center

11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Free lunch with guest speaker Janie Walters, a motivational speaker, human communications specialist and award-winning educator.

Topics include: "Meeting PT and OT Needs of pALS;" "Exercising, Transferring & Body Mechanics;" "The Importance of Seeing a Pulmonologist through All Stages of ALS;" and "Benefits and Advantages of Using a Trilogy."

Presenters include Permobil and Sleep Management. Sponsors are: Permobil, Numotion and Peoples Health.



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People Living with ALS

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  • Sign up for the ALS Registry
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  • List of Care Services 
  • Durable Medical Equipment Loan Closet
  • Handicapped Accessible Van Resources
  • Clinical Trials 
  • Research Updates




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