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The ALS Association Northern Ohio Chapter


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New Technique Generates ALS-Derived Muscle for Study
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Medicare Coverage for Speech Generating Devices
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Loss of ALS-Related TDP-43 Protein Causes Disease in Animal Model
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for our 2014 Chapter Events!

Strike Out! ALS Gala & Auction
Saturday, June 7, 2014 – Progressive Field

Akron Walk to Defeat ALS
Sunday, September 14, 2014 – Lock 3

Cleveland Walk to Defeat ALS
Sunday, September 21, 2014 – Progressive Field

Youngstown Walk to Defeat ALS
Sunday, September 28, 2014 – Eastwood Field

Toledo Walk to Defeat ALS
Sunday, October 5, 2014 – The University of Toledo

Click here for a complete list of our upcoming events!

Northern Ohio Chapter Adopts
Strategic Plan

On Tuesday, February 18, 2014, the Board of Directors of The ALS Association Northern Ohio Chapter unanimously apprroved a strategic plan for the next three years. Read the full plan here. 


Chapter Job Openings

The ALS Association Northern Ohio Chapter is HIRING! We have openings for a Care Services Coordinator (Eastern Ohio), and Walk Intern!  Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to


Scholarship Opportunity

Attention current high school seniors and/or current undergraduates - The Marcia LaRiche Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year!  Learn more about this great scholarship opportunity or get the application here.  Application deadline is June 6, 2014.


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