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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. ONLINE Financial Planning

    Disability Benefits 101

    Disability Benefits 101 gives you tools and information on employment, health coverage, and benefits. You can plan ahead and learn how work and benefits go together. Get educated and get the answers you need.

  2. Insurance

    Facts About California's State Disability Benefit Program

    Original Air Date: August 17, 2011 Presenter: April Oakley This teleconference highlights information about the program, who qualifies and instructions on how to apply.

  3. Insurance

    Getting the Most out of Your Health Insurance

    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.

  4. Insurance

    Health Care Reform

    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.

  5. Employment

    Important Decisions about Employment & Benefits

  6. ONLINE Employment

    Job Accommodation Network

    Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.

  7. Legal

    Legislative Session Review (Teleconference Recording)

    Original Air Date: June 23, 2011 Presenter: Jim Freeburg Topics include health care reform implementation, long-term care oversight, budget negotiations, and new legislation to allow more MS specialists to practice in Washington.

  8. ONLINE Employment

    Limited Examination and Appointment Program (LEAP)

    Limited Examination and Appointment Program (LEAP) is an alternate selection process designed to facilitate the recruitment and hiring of persons with disabilities, and to provide them with an alternative way to demonstrate their qualifications for employment than the traditional state civil service examining process.

  9. Long-Term Care

    Living Independantly (3-part Series)

    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. These mp3 files are approximately 50 MB each and may take a long time to download on a slow internet connection.

  10. TELEPHONE Employment

    MS & Employment

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