The Rhode Island Chapter of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association (ALSA)

The ALSA’s mission is to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.

The association provides the following patient services and support:

  • Current information and referrals
  • Consultations and home visits
  • Monthly support groups
  • Equipment loans
  • Patient advocacy
  • Transportation for patients who have mobility challenges
  • Home modification/ramp assistance
  • Respite care
  • Annual ALS symposium
  • Professional education programs
  • Multidisciplinary medical care