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Amy Roman,M.S., CCC-SLP, is the Augmentative Communication Specialist at The Forbes Norris ALS Research and Treatment Center in San Francisco, California.

The goal of this website is to provide information, educational videos, materials and recommendations from The Norris Center’s multidisciplinary-team of experts for the daily challenges faced by people living with ALS.

The tools and materials on this site were developed to be shared and may be used or reproduced by educators, people living with ALS and the dedicated loved ones and professionals who work with them.

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The Latest from Amy's Blog

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