Financial Struggle of ALS

WGBH Greater Boston 5/24/17: Financial Struggle of ALS. This summer marks three years since the Ice Bucket Challenge first swept social media – with the goal of raising money for A-L-S research. It was started by Beverly native and Boston College star athlete Pete Frates, who, at the age of 27, was diagnosed with ALS — a debilitating condition that right now has no cure.

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ALS – Behind The Mystery- Rare Disease

Lifetime TV 5/4/17: The Balancing Act ALS – Behind The Mystery- Rare Disease. This segment features Stephen explaining his diagnosis, how ALS has affected his life, and features they have implemented in their home to support his needs.

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Stephen Winthrop, Who Has ALS, Elected Chair of ALS Association Board of Trustees

ALS Association Blog 4/21/17: Stephen Winthrop, Who Has ALS, Elected Chair of ALS Association Board of Trustees. The ALS Association today announced the election of Stephen Winthrop as Chair of The ALS Association Board of Trustees. Stephen was diagnosed with ALS in 2013 and joined the Board in 2015. He replaces Doug Butcher, who will remain a member of the Board.

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Boston Channel 5 dedicates episode to ALS

ABC Affiliate in Boston Airs “Unlocking ALS” Special.  Last night, WCVB, the Boston ABC affiliate, featured a half-hour show called “Unlocking ALS,” highlighting all the great work coming out of the Boston area in the fight against ALS. The importance of participating in ALS clinical trials was emphasized (in the third link below) by Stephen Winthrop, member of The Association’s National Board of Trustees, who also gave a tour of his home that is full of advanced technology focused on maintaining mobility, accessibility and safety.

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Wayland resident gets award from ALS Association

Wayland Town Crier 3/7/17: Wayland resident gets award from ALS Association. Stephen Winthrop of Wayland received the national Hero Award at the ALS Association’s Annual Leadership Conference in Irvine, California, on Feb. 3. Winthrop, who has lived with ALS since November of 2013, has served for the past two years as a national trustee of the ALS Association.

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Stephen Winthrop and Jane Williamson: Designing for ALS

Stephen Winthrop and Jane Williamson: Designing for ALS. Oct 21, 2015 IHCD Lunch & Learn Lecture Wednesday October 21st, 12:00PM 200 Portland Street, Boston, MA 02114 Few people take on the construction of a new home. And it would seem especially daunting for someone who has just learned that they have ALS. But that is just what Stephen Winthrop, his wife Jane Williamson and daughters Casey and Hannah, decided to…

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