Military Veterans who are diagnosed with ALS are eligible for service connected benefits.
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Benefits for veterans with ALS
While the causes of ALS remain unknown, demographic studies have shown that individuals with ALS who have served in the Military are at a higher risk of developing the disease. As a result of this finding, it has been determined that veterans with ALS are eligible for Veteran’s Disability Benefits.
This link to that ALS Association site more fully explains this benefit and who is eligible.