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									The Express Bulletin
From the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of Québec

October 2009 issue

                                                                                                                                                                             UPCOMING TELE WORKSHOPS

                                                                                                                                                                             Care-ring Voice Network
                                                                                                                                                                             « Nutrition and ALS » (held in French)
                                                                                                                                                                             -Chantal Archambault, nutritionist, CSSS of Laval
  Dear members, we are happy to                                                                                                                                              When :            Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 7 pm
 announce that our annual holiday                                                                                                                                            Where :           in the comfort of your home
  season lunch will take place on                                                                                                                                            Registration :    by dialing 1-866-396-2433 or visit
Saturday, Dec. 12th, 11:30 am                                                                                                                                                «Coping with the holidays» (held in French)
  We will send out the invitations                                                                                                                                           -Yves Lafleur, psychotherapist
  by mail in the next few weeks                                                                                                                                              When :            Tuesday, November 24h, 2009 at 7 pm
                                                                                                                                                                             Where :           in the comfort of your home
                                                                                                                                                                             Registration :    by dialing 1-866-396-2433 or visit
                                                                                                                                                                             Care-ring Voice is a free, bilingual and confidential program that provides caregivers
                                                                                                                                                                             and families with information and support through the use of teleconferencing. We
                                                                                                                                                                             host workshops by telephone on a range of topics. *Registration is required
                                                                                                                                                                             (deadline for registration is at 4:00 pm on the day of the conference).
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                                                                                                                                                                             UPCOMING SUPPORT GROUP
                                                                                                                                                                             « Communication : I hear you, but I don’t understand you»
                                                                                                                                                                             -Yves Lafleur, psychotherapist
                                                                                                                                                                             Wednesday,November 4th, 2009 (held in French), 7 pm – 9 pm at our offices

                                                                                                                                                                             «Maintaining quality of life with the help of technology»
                                                                                                                                                                             -Marie-Paule Gagné, occupational therapist
                                                                                                                                                                             -Michelle Bourque, speech pathologist
                                                                                                                                                                             Constance Lethbridge Reabilitation Centre, Assistive technology program
                                                                                                                                                                             Thursday November 12th, 2009 (held in English), 7 pm – 9 pm at our offices
    Pay tribute to a loved one touched                                                                                                                                       The objective of our support groups is to bring together persons with ALS, their
      by ALS or to someone who has                                                                                                                                           caregivers and professionals. At these monthly meetings our speakers cover a
   inspired you on the Team Proudfoot                                                                                                                                        variety of topics in order to provide relevant information
 “Inspired Mosaic”:
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    If you would like to host a                                                                                                                                              Two groups : -caregivers
  workshop or suggest topics                                                                                                                                                              -persons diagnosed with ALS
  for our next support groups,
        please let us know.                                                                                                                                                  Wednesday, November 18th, 2009 - 1 pm to 3 pm at our offices
                                                                                                                                                                             If you wish to obtain information or discuss and share your concerns, join us during
********************************                                                                                                                                             our interactive group meeting. It is the ideal way to communicate with and learn
Would you like to volunteer?                                                                                                                                                 from others who are experiencing similar situations.
Would you like to help our fund                                                                                                                                              These sessions are held in French, however, the question and answer period can
raising efforts? Join our team!                                                                                                                                              be held in French and English
                                                                                                                                                                             If you need assistance with transportation, please contact us.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ALS SOCIETY OF QUEBEC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   5415 PARE STREET, SUITE 200,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         MONTREAL (QC) H4P 1P7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   TÉL : 514-725-2653 TOLL FREE : 1 877-725-7725

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