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S. Mark Taper Patient Services Program
The primary goal of the Patient Services Department is to communicate
with persons with ALS, their families and caregivers; to evaluate needs;
to provide medical and health care referrals and educational resources.
Home visits are made by our experienced professional staff and specially-trained
The ALS provides updates for people in or visiting the Los
Angeles area regarding accessibility options at local attractions, such as
Disneyland, Staples Center, and other facilities. If you have any
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Augmentative Communications Program
Durable medical equipment in excellent working condition
is available to ALS patients by loan at no charge. This equipment is assessed
for appropriate use by our Equipment Loan Pool director - a licensed physical
Annual Educational Symposia Series
The chapter educates
and provides information about the disease to health care professionals,
and person with ALS, their families and the general public. Conferences
and seminars offer practical and technical advice for the care of ALS
patients are offered as part of the Chapter’s commitment to education.
Information regarding current ALS research is also available
through the Chapter. Manuals and other educational materials regarding ALS are available through our ALS Association. Our quarterly newsletter
provides research updates, tips and tools for managing ALS.
Check out the PDF/Acrobat versions of our quarterly newsletter
We offer support groups in several Greater Los Angeles locations,
including: West Los Angeles, East Los Angeles, Thousand Oaks/Westlake/Ventura
For additional ALS information, click here to see external
information pertaining to the disease, research and treatments. If you find any other external sources for
that you think might be benficial to Greater Los Angeles PALS, please
contact the webmaster!
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