"Moving ACT for ALS in Congress…"

Welcome to Connecting ALS. This week, Jeremy is joined by guest co-host Ashely Smith, The ALS Association’s Director of Advocacy, and talks to Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) to discuss the unanimous subcommittee vote to advance ACT for ALS in the House.

This week, Jeremy is joined by guest co-host Ashely Smith, The ALS Association’s Director of Advocacy, and talks to Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) to discuss the unanimous subcommittee vote to advance ACT for ALS in the House. Ashley also provides an update on the fights for expanded access to telehealth and increased veterans benefits for people with ALS and their families.

To learn more about ACT for ALS, go to https://www.als.org/blog/great-news-house-subcommittee-unanimously-approves-act-als

For more information on the connection between ALS and military service go to https://www.als.org/navigating-als/military-veterans

To participate in ALS Focus, go to https://www.neuroserver.org/als-focus/Home/login

Dive deeper into the Associations work to get ACT for ALS passed into law and listen to an earlier discussion on ways to speed up the drug development process https://www.connectingals.org/episodes/next-steps-in-speeding-up-the-drug-development-process

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