A Message From ALS Association of Texas

What is ALS?

ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. As the disease progresses, the brain can no longer control muscle movement and muscles atrophy, or die. People with ALS lose the ability to speak, eat, move, and breathe. The average life expectancy of a person diagnosed with ALS is 2-5 years. The few treatments available only slow progression, and there is no cure for ALS. 

This is why we need your help. 

Our Mission:

The ALS Association and the Texas Chapter operate under a shared mission: To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people living with ALS to live their lives to the fullest.

What We Do:

The Texas Chapter focuses our resources on helping patients across the state by addressing the entire ALS ecosystem: providing local care to support patients who need help now, advocating for public policy that serves the needs of patients, and investing in research to find treatments and, ultimately, a cure. 

Get in touch with us
(281) 962-4972 paige@alstexas.org http://www.alstexas.org