Adam’s Dad

My name is Adam and I am 11 years old. I also have a brother Ian, who is 13 and an older sister named Karen. My Dad got ALS four years ago and now he is in a wheelchair and he can hardly talk at all.

The school that I go to and I, want to raise money for research to find a cure for my Dad. We used to do so much stuff together. I can’t remember very well when he could walk or use his hands.

We used to play road hockey together, but now he can only be the goalie in his wheelchair. Please help me to find a cure. Maybe if I could get enough money then the doctors could fix Dad so we could do everything together again.

The ALS Society asked if I could tell the world one thing about ALS what would it be. It is hard to say one thing because there is so much. There is so much that I want to tell people, so if I can only say one thing I am not sure what it would be but I’ll try.

ALS means amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, but to me it can mean something else as [...] continue the story