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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 Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Working and Keeping Benefits

    This teleconference discusses the unique challenges people with MS may face in their various careers and keeping existing benefits, as well as disability services and work incentives for people out of work due to MS, and finally disclosure and accommodation of your diagnosis in finding new work.

    (recorded: 9 Mar 2011; time/size: 54m06s/15.3MB)

  2. ONLINE Knowledge is Power

    Knowledge Is Power

    Knowledge Is Power is a free, in-home educational series for people newly diagnosed with MS and their families. This comprehensive program provides up-to-date facts about many aspects of MS. (Available in Spanish.)

  3. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: MS 101

    This teleconference is a comprehensive overview of multiple sclerosis, geared for the newly-diagnosed.

    (recorded: 11 May 2011; time/size: 39m30s/13.5MB)

  4. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Managing Transitions

    This teleconference discusses the ways MS may affect quality of life, such as through new symptoms, employment issues, alteration of family dynamics, and other daily challenges, and what Society resources are available to help cope with and manage these changes.

    (recorded: 8 Jun 2011; time/size: 1h2m43s/13MB)

  5. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Coping with Change

    This teleconference covers tools and methods for dealing emotionally and mentally with adversity experienced when living with a disabling disease.

    (recorded: 14 Jun 2010; time/size: 1h11m47s/13.3MB)

  6. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Research Updates

    This teleconference discusses new research and emerging therapies for treating multiple sclerosis, as of July 13, 2011.

    (recorded: 13 Jul 2011; time/size: 1h0m43s/12.5MB)

  7. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Pain and MS

    Pain as a symptom of MS, including its causes and management.

    Download the accompanying PDF Slideshow.

    After viewing, we invite you to complete a short survey: Survey

    (recorded: 6 Sep 2012; time/size: 1h2m55s/28.8MB)

  8. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Healthcare Reform, Key Issues

    This teleconference broadly discusses the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and possible positive and negative impacts for people living with MS.*

    (recorded: 13 Oct 2010; time/size: 1h1m19s/16.5MB)

    *not intended as a comprehensive, personalized review; please discuss with an insurance counselor if you have any questions about your particular situation.

  9. ONLINE Knowledge is Power

    Websites: Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

    Our allies in the fight against MS, the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation features its own set of programs and services to assist people living with MS and their families/caregivers.

  10. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Facing MS Related Changes with Confidence

    This teleconference discusses the impact of MS on individuals with MS, their families, and friends, and discusses tools and methods that can be used to overcome these new challenges.

    (recorded: 8 Jun 2010; time/size: 1h12m45s/16.3MB)

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