The ALD Foundation is a 501C(3) non-profit organization. Adrenoleuokodystrophy (ALD) is a neurological disorder that affects 1 in every 17,900 boys worldwide. Some of the symptoms include seizures, loss of hearing, speech and blindness followed by death typically 30 months after onset.
The foundation has built strong coalitions with committed medical professionals interested in finding solutions in the ALD community. The aim of The ALD Foundation is to assist families, raise global awareness, educate physicians, and ultimately, the eradication of ALD.