The 2012 Southeastern Wisconsin ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Association will be holding its 12th annual ALS Symposium on Saturday May 5th 2012 which will be held at the Brookfield Sheraton Hotel at 375 S. Moorland Road, Brookfield, WI 53005.  The symposium runs 8-2 on May 5th.  For more information on this event, contact the Wisconsin ALS association at 414-817-1541.
The keynote speaker at this years conference will be Dr. Edward Kasarskis, MD, PhD.  Dr. Kasarskis is a professor of neurology at the University of Kentucky Medical school and is a leader in ALS research and studies in the United States.  The symposium will offer informational talks and education as well as information on resources and information to assist persons living with ALS.
In attendance again at this years symposium will be BILD – Bridgeway Independent Living Designs whose mission is to support individuals and families struggling with this difficult disease by providing accessible home modifications.  Our services and skills include: custom carpentryramps, wheelchair lifts, stair lifts, platform lifts, transfer devices and aides, ceiling lifts, bathroom modifications, home elevators, automatic door openers, and assistive technology.
BILD is a unique company that combines the expertise of physical and occupational therapists along with our in-house staff of designers, carpenters, tradesmen, and lift/elevator specialists to provide quality home modifications.  We provide free initial consultations for accessibility in the home and the community.  We are the only company locally that provides in house tradesmen along with accessibility specialists with backgrounds in physical and occupational therapy to meet your individual needs.
Please contact us for more information and visit our website at or call us at 262-671-2032.