May is ALS Awareness Month. ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease and affects the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement. You can learn more about ALS with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.
Check out these sites for more information:
- The ALS Association
- Mayo Clinic – Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- MedlinePlus – Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke – ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Information Page