The National ALS Association (800-782-4747) and the Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter of the ALSA (800-681-9851 or on the Web at (www.alsa-or.org) have information about resources and services for ALS patients and their caregivers.

The ALS Center of Oregon at OHSU (503-494-5236) publishes a monthly ALS Support newsletter. Portland Providence Medical Center also has a new multidisciplinary ALS Center (503-963-3100).

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