Keeping creative expression alive

posted on May 1, 2008 - 4:13pm
No matter how you look at it, the losses associated with the progression of ALS are always difficult and hugely significant. For artists, this loss goes beyond the inability to make a living or participate in a favorite hobby. Painting, writing, singing, playing music and other art forms are artists’ means of expressing themselves, thereby releasing their internal stressors and emotional energy.
posted on May 1, 2004 - 4:24pm
The following is an excerpt from Reflections from a Different Journey, edited by Stanley D. Klein, Ph.D., and John D. Kemp. Copyright © 2004 by Stanley D. Klein and John D. Kemp. Reprinted by permission of The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. All rights reserved. I wish my parents had known that I would grow up to have a satisfying life — a life enriched by independence, fulfilling work, a loving...