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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. TELEPHONE Employment, Insurance and Financial Planning

    NDI: Social Security Disability Benefits: Informed Decision Making

    This webinar will highlight the basic criteria the Social Security Administration examines for eligibility, and will focus on Work Incentives available to disability beneficiaries that allow for a successful transition to work.

  2. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Challenges of Employment with MS

    Learn about the challenges of employment with MS with Joe Stuckey, Rehabilitation Counselor with the UW Medicine MS Center.

    Seattle, WA 98133See Map
  3. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Social Security Disability Insurance Workshop

    This workshop is presented by Seattle area attorney Peter McKee, Social Security appeals specialist, and Rebecca Pursley, MS patient and claimant advocate since 1998.

    Seattle, WA 98122See Map
  4. TELEPHONE Legal

    Tips for People with MS and Their Partners – Planning for the Future

    This telelearning session will provide helpful information – including legal and financial considerations – for carepartners and people living with MS.

  5. TELEPHONE Employment, Insurance and Financial Planning

    NDI: Credit: Accessing it, Understanding it, Using it Wisely

    Join NDI and hear from experts on the interplay of credit and finances from National Disability Institute and on protecting your money from the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

  6. TELEPHONE Legal

    Tips for People with MS and Their Partners – Planning for the Future

    This telelearning session will provide helpful information – including legal and financial considerations – for carepartners and people living with MS.

  7. TELEPHONE Employment, Insurance and Financial Planning

    NDI: New Year, New Financially Secure You

    Start the New Year off on the right financial foot.

  8. TELEPHONE Legal

    MS and Employment - Legal Basics: Know Your Rights

    Learn about your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) including disclosure. Job Accommodation Network Principal Consultant, Linda Batiste and Client Assistance Program attorney Jamie Ray-Leonetti will discuss practical ways to be proactive in your work situation and what to do if things do not go as planned. Also, hear from an individual with MS about their experience utilizing their rights in the workplace.

  9. TELEPHONE Employment

    MS and Employment - Managing Cognitive Symptoms and Fatigue in the Workplace

    Cognitive dysfunction and fatigue are two of the most common symptoms impacting people with MS in the workplace. They can pose significant challenges to maintaining employment. Neuropsychologist, Dr. Cynthia Sullivan, and occupational therapist, Tracy Carrasco, will discuss how these symptoms may present themselves and will share practical ways to manage them on the job.

  10. TELEPHONE Employment

    MS and Employment - Supports to Help You Find Employment

    Employment resources vary depending on the level of impact your MS has upon your ability to work. Samantha Mankin, Rehabilitation Supervisor with the Division of Vocational Rehabilition, Russell Bowe of the Speer Adult Workforce Center, and Amira Fahmy of Getting Hired Inc. will discuss how to use their resources to find employment opportunities appropriate to your needs.

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