Support Information

The following are supplemental resources that may be useful to you. The groups represented do not replace the care of a physician, but they can help you with your health concerns and support you in your specific area of need:

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association (ALSA):

National Headquarters: (818) 340-7500
Patient hotline (7:30 AM to 4:00 pm Pacific Time): (800) 782-4747

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS):

National Headquarters: (800) 870-2500 ((800) FIGHT MS)
Indianapolis Chapter: (317) 870-2500

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA):

National Headquarters: (520) 529-2000
Patient information line
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time:
(800) 572-1717

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD):

(203) 746-6518 or
(800) 999-NORD (6673)

ALS C.A.R.E. Project Clinical Assessment Research & Education:

(888) ALS-HOPE

National Respite Locator Service:

(800) 773-5433

Well Spouse Foundation:

(212) 644-1241 or (800) 838-0879

Family Caregiver Alliance:

(415) 434-3388

National Family Caregivers Association:

(301) 942-6430

Foundation for Hospice and Homecare:

(202) 547-6586

National Hospice Organization (NHO):

General: (703) 243-5900
Hospice referral and information only: (800) 658-8898

National Association for Home Care (NAHC):

(202) 547-7424

National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC):

General (800) 346-2742 or (301) 588-9284

ABLEDATA database access:

(301) 589-3563 or (TDD*) (800) 346-2742
*TDD (Telecommunication device for the deaf)

National Council on the Aging, INC (NCOA):

(202) 479-1200 or (202) 479-6674 (TT)

National Association of Area Agencies on the Aging:

Eldercare Locator: (800) 677-1116

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS):

(301) 496-5751 or (800) 352-9424

Information Links

For information about all health concerns visit:
WebMD.com

For information concerning programs for Indiana residents visit:
RXforIndiana.com

For information targeting neurological concerns visit:
Neurologychannel.com