Other Resources

Other Resources

ALS Association

The national organization can provide information and connect individuals with the local chapters. Local chapters may provide assistance with assessments, technology, support groups, respite care and other information.

Muscular Dystrophy Association

The national organization can assist individuals with information regarding ALS, as well as connect individuals to local chapters for assistance. Such assistance can potentially include assistance with device repair, access to a loaner closet of equipment and many other services.

Telecommunications Devices Access Program (TDAP)

TDAP is a service to provide telecommunication devices for individuals with disabilities meeting eligibility requirements. Similar programs exist in other state. The link above is specific to the program in TN.

Alive Hospice

Patients and family members often need support of hospice services, including palliative care, as the disease progresses. Many hospice organizations are available. Alive is one of the options providing services within the area.