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ALS Learning Series
Empowering Through ALS Education

The Les Turner ALS Foundation’s online ALS Learning Series is aimed at empowering our ALS community through the latest information and insights. Educational webinars and interactive Q&A’s covering a diverse array of topics, from telemedicine to respiratory care, are hosted monthly by the Foundation's Support Services team and clinicians from our Lois Insolia ALS Clinic at Northwestern Medicine. The ALS Learning Series also includes blog posts and articles on ALS research, clinical trials, caregiver support and so much more.

Upcoming Webinars 


Home Automation for People Living with ALS - Thursday, September 15, 2022
from 12-1 p.m. (CT)

About the Program

With the advancement of technology and home automation systems, tasks that were previously difficult for people living with ALS, such as turning the lights on and off in your home, have become much easier. Team Gleason’s mission is to have people living with ALS remain as independent as possible no matter where they are in their ALS journey. Please join us, as Jeff Powers, Program Manager at Team Gleason, will discuss what home automation is, provide suggestions on how to implement current available technology, along with ways that Team Gleason can help assist you with the home automation process. A Q&A will follow the presentation.

The Les Turner ALS Foundation is proud to offer this webinar at no cost to the ALS community. Thank you to Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America and Cytokinetics for sponsoring this webinar.

About the Speaker

As Program Manager, Jeff oversees all of Team Gleason’s Program Services. Jeff’s role is to ensure the continued progress of the overall Team Gleason Mission in each facet of the organization including the Technology and Equipment Team, the Adventure Program, and Respite Services. A native New Orleanian, he grew up with a sense of community, compassion for helping people, and to make the world a better place. Getting to work with the ALS community is extremely rewarding as Jeff had an uncle who had ALS.


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The ALS Learning Series is made possible by a generous donation from the Gilbert and Jacqueline Fern Foundation and our industry partners.


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