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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 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.)

  2. 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)

  3. 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)

  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: 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)

  6. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Mood, Cognition, and Memory

    This teleconference discusses the effects of MS on mood, cognitive function, and memory, and covers tools and methods for people with MS and their families/friends in managing these changes.

    (recorded: 13 Apr 2011; time/size: 46m8s/14.3MB)

  7. 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)

  8. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Advocacy

    This teleconference features speakers from the National MS Society discussing the Society's role in advocating for funds for MS research and for the Society's programs and services, and how the Society and other individuals work as activists on behalf of those living with MS in making a difference by working with politicians and legislators on the state level and federal level.

    (recorded: 10 Nov 2010; time/size: 41m45s/8.14MB)

  9. 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.

  10. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Progressive MS

    This teleconference discusses the nature of progressive MS and its impact on individuals and families, and discusses resources available for the management of symptoms and of family care.

    (recorded: 9 Aug 2010; time/size: 1h6m50s/18.4MB)

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