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Our Chapter offers a full range of services to guide and assist you as you learn more about ALS.

 Our staff is available to answer any questions you may have. Contact Us

Support Groups • Home Visits • Join the ALS Registry • Events Calendar 
Augmentative Communications Loan Locker Disaster Preparedness

Workshops
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Please join us at workshops in your area. Below are upcoming workshops, please see our events calendar to RSVP or for more details.


Questions? Contact Chris Johnson at (425) 656-1650 or at info@alsa-ec.org.

 

Practical Solutions 2016 Coming Soon!
A Workshop Designed for people with ALS, their Caregivers and Healthcare Providers




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Support Groups
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Support Groups provide a safe environment to learn more about ALS, share tips on living with ALS and meet people who will accompany you on the journey. We offer support groups for patients as well as groups for caregivers. Visit our Support Group page for a complete list of places and times, or view our Chapter Event Calendar.

Home Visits
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Many questions about successfully living with ALS can be answered by a visit with one of our Care Services Staff. To schedule a home visit, please call:
  • Lisa Schoonover at 509-834-0433 for Central Washington and Montana. Toll Free: 866-236-7442
  • Oliver Ross at 888-943-3024 for Alaska, 360-733-5222 for North Sound Region
  • Nathan Ziegler at 877-201-3610 for Spokane and Idaho
  • Jen Rosenbrook at 206-909-2131 for King County
  • Caryn Wise at 253-254-8909 for South Sound and Olympic Peninsula 
National Registry
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ALS Registry
If you have ALS, please sign up!
"The goal of the National ALS Registry is to collect information to help scientists learn more about ALS.To get the best information, it is important to get as many PALS as possible to take part."  The National Registry is an important and valuable tool for researchers, scientists and other specialists in the field. Help us help you!
Once you've signed the Registry, your local care services team would like to know! Please fill out this quick survey. 
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 Vans for Sale
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 Vans for Sale
We can't guarantee to sell it, but we do provide another place besides craigslist to post a picture of your wheelchair accessible van. Or maybe you need a van? Click on the van for more info.
 
Augmentative Communication
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Family using Dynavox
Loans of speech generating devices are available. For more information please contact Anne Eichmeyer at 206-909-2131
 
Durable Medical Equipment Loans
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 Collapsible wheelchair
Durable Medical Equipment can be very expensive. So before you buy, check to see if we have it!  The Evergreen Chapter has equipment to loan FREE OF CHARGE to ALS patients. To inquire about available equipment please call
866.786.7257 or your local Care Services Coordinator:
  • Anne Eichmeyer at 206-909-2131 for Seattle Metro, King County Region
  • Caryn Wise at 253-254-8909 for South Sound, Olympic Peninsula
  • Lisa Schoonover at 509-834-0433 for Central WA and Montana.Toll free: 866-236-7442
  • Oliver Ross: 360-733-5222 for the North Sound Region and 888-943-3024 for Alaska
  • Nadean Watkins at 877-201-3610 for Eastern WA and Idaho
Emergencies/Disaster Preparedness
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Lightning strike
We encourage everyone to be prepared in the event of an emergency. Our PALS and families need to take specific precautions that will ensure calm heads prevail if a disaster occurs. Please follow the links below to webpages that spell out in detail every possible thing you can do to be prepared.
Evergreen Chapter Disaster Plan
 
John P. Wicks Manual
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A compendium of tips with photos compiled by board member and former caregiver John Wicks.
John P Wicks ALS Manual