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The Society offers many programs and services to help people affected by MS live their best lives. Find resources in your area to learn, connect, and get support.

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  1. IN PERSON Employment

    Vocational Rehabilitation Assessments for People with MS

    Designed to educate people with MS about vocational rehab and resources.

    Multiple Dates
    Los Angeles, CA 90033See Map
  2. ONLINE Legal

    "Affordable Care Act: Key Provisions for People with MS" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: October 3, 2013 Presenter: Kim Calder, Director of Federal Health Affairs and Insurance Policy of the National MS Society Topics of this teleconference include: background on the National MS Society’s involvement in healthcare reform, explanation of the ways the Affordable Care Act impacts private health insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid, an overview of the new Health Insurance Marketplace and state Exchanges & additional resources about the Affordable Care Act

  3. ONLINE Legal

    "American Disability Act & Disclosure" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: July 13, 2011 Presenter: Eddie Whidden, M.A. The topics of this teleconference include: when and how to disclose that you have MS, as well as provide input on what kinds of accomodations can be offered to employees and how to request them.

  4. ONLINE Insurance

    "Applying Through Your Employer's Long Term Disability Benefits when MS Progresses" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: August 10, 2011 Presenter: Lisa Kantor The topics of this teleconference include: how to apply for and access vital Long Term Disability benefits.

  5. ONLINE Employment

    "Deploying Your Passions for Successful Careering in Today's World of Work" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: July 25, 2012 Presenter: Dr. Kenneth M. Nowack How do we define success in today’s world of work? This interactive workshop will help you identify areas of passion and what matters most to you, explore the factors associated with career and life success, consider how the unpredictability of MS might impact your career journey and use conference tools and resources to successfully navigate today’s turbulent work.

  6. ONLINE Insurance

    "Getting the Most out of Your Health Insurance" recorded teleconference

    A presentation addressing some of the practical issues people face when dealing with insurance companies and governmental health programs. Speakers include: Liz Mercer, regional trainer for Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors Helpline and Washington State Office of the insurance commissioner; Elizabeth Pelley, former insurance company executive; John Wood, attorney and advocate.

  7. ONLINE Insurance

    "Health Care Reform" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: Thursday, July 22, 2010 Presenters: Shawn O'Neail & Lauren Chiarello The topics addressed in this teleconference include: key provisions and dates of healthcare reform implementation; pre-existing condition clauses; lifetime limits and long term care; and major impacts on healthcare coverage, Medicare and Medi-Cal.

  8. ONLINE Employment

    "Important Decisions about Employment & Benefits" recorded teleconference

  9. ONLINE Long-Term Care

    "Living Independently, Part 2" recorded teleconference

    Exploring Choices for the Future - Listen to the recordings of this three-part teleconference. Topics covered include financial planning, in-home resources and assistive technology. mp3 file is approximately 50 MB and may take a long time to download on a slow internet connection.

  10. ONLINE Long-Term Care

    "Living Independently, Part 3" recorded teleconference

    Exploring Choices for the Future - Listen to the recordings of this three-part teleconference. Topics covered include financial planning, in-home resources and assistive technology. mp3 file is approximately 50 MB and may take a long time to download on a slow internet connection.

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