This site describes symptoms, signs, diagnosis and treatment of Motor Neuron Diseases; resources include books, support groups, forums and blogs with personal stories on Motor Neuron Disease.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also called Lou Gehrig's disease or classical motor neuron disease
SMA type I, also called Werdnig-Hoffmann disease
SMA type III (Kugelberg-Welander disease)
Kennedy disease, also known as progressive spinobulbar muscular atrophy
Congenital SMA with arthrogryposis
The motor neuron diseases (MNDs) are a group of
progressive neurological disorders that destroy motor neurons, the cells
that control essential voluntary muscle activity such as speaking,
walking, breathing, and swallowing.
DIAGRAM: The motor tract