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West Michigan ALS Symposium 2020

Believing that greater knowledge enables families to make better and more informed decisions,

The ALS Association Michigan Chapter is proud to present the:

2020 West Michigan ALS Symposium

Thursday, October 29, 2020
8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
MSU College of Medicine Secchia Center
15 Michigan St. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Space is limited - RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY!

Ticket Prices:
Medical Professionals - $35
Persons with ALS, caregivers, students, and interested parties - $20
Lunch and refreshments will be provided

If you are a person living with ALS and need financial assistance to attend or if you would like to sponsor a ticket(s) for a person living with ALS, please contact Sharon Watton at 248.680.6540 or

Neurologist Panel Q&A Session Featuring

Dr. Twydell - Spectrum Health ALS Clinic
Dr. Taylor- Hauenstein Neuroscience Center ALS Clinic
Dr. Crooks - Bronson Neuroscience Center ALS Clinic

Featured Speakers

Bill Dodge – Caregiver
Martha Thormeier – LMSW Clinical Social Worker
Cynthia Knoche - Director, Chapter Care Services, National ALS Association

The below vendors will have exhibits set-up throughout the day for you to visit and gather information. The exhibits include home care agencies, durable medical equipment companies, and occupational and physical therapy clinics. 

•  SarahCare    •  Advent Home Medical Care
•  Amigo Mobility    •  Area Agency on Aging (Western Michigan)
•  CareLinc Medical Equipment & Supply    •  Clock Mobility
•  Creative Mobility    •  Gauthier Home Care                                                
•  Life Beyond Barriers    •  Maxim Healthcare Services                                                
•  National Seating and Mobility    •  Numotion Mobility
•  PVA – Paralyzed Veterans of America    •  Samariatas Senior Care


Interesed in becoming a vendor? Fill out and return the vendor commitment form found **HERE**

For more information contact Tanya Peterson at or 616.459.1900

MSU College of Medicine Secchia Center charges a $20 parking fee per vehicle

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020
Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
15 Michigan St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
United States

If you'd like to attend this event you can purchase tickets online.

(ticket purchase required)
(ticket purchase required)