Accessing the ALS Clinics: The province of Ontario supports a network of ALS Clinics that also will provide help via home visits and video conferencing for those who are unable to travel or live in remote areas of Ontario.
Benefits of Technology: Myra describes how the ALS Clinic is able to successfully utilize technology “ both high-tech and low-tech “ to help ALS patients communicate.
BiPAP: Myrna describes how this device is able to help patients breathe more easily. The ALS Clinic provides all the assistance and support required for patients and their families to utilize this wonderful device.
How Patients and Families Cope: Although ALS patients and their families show remarkable abilities to cope with the progression of their condition, the ALS Clinic has a neuro-psychiatrist on staff. These people also have their own successful support group led by an ALS patient herself.
Myrna Moore and the ALS Clinic: Myrna describes all the different staffing resources at the ALS Clinic and how they service their ALS patients and their families “ a group that she views as incredibly special.
Relationships with Patients and their Families: Myrna describes her admiration and fondness for the ALS patients she meets and the happiness she feels working at the clinic. The Clinic encourages the patients and their families to do everything they can do to enjoy life.