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  1. ONLINE Social & Emotional support

    It Takes Two to… Communicate

    Please join Beth Bullard, an occupational therapist, and Rosalind Kalb, a clinical psychologist, for a conversation about how to set yourself up for success with your close relationships, whether you’re trying to make a request, resolve a conflict, make a plan or just share your feelings.

  2. TELEPHONE Legal

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

    Learn about the legal and financial considerations critical for partners and people living with MS. This session will be presented by Dick Bell of Financial Education Partners Foundation and Bradley Frigon of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

  3. TELEPHONE Legal

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

    Learn about the legal and financial considerations critical for partners and people living with MS. This session will be presented by Dick Bell of Financial Education Partners Foundation and Bradley Frigon of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

  4. ONLINE Health & Wellness

    Holistic Tips to Healthy Eating and Exercise

    An important way to stay healthy is to adopt a healthy diet and to exercise regularly. Healthy habits include making creating a balanced diet, implementing an exercise program and also having enough time for relaxation. Nutrition and exercise are the cornerstones of living well and will foster a healthy lifestyle with your MS.

  5. TELEPHONE Research & Clinical Trials

    MS Research - Your Questions Answered

    Explore current work being done by the Progressive MS Alliance Initiative and the Wellness Work Group with Bruce Bebo, Associate Vice President of Research, National MS Society and Doug Landsman, Senior Director of International Research Programs, National MS Society.

  6. TELEPHONE Research & Clinical Trials

    MS Research - Your Questions Answered

    Explore current work being done by the Progressive MS Alliance Initiative and the Wellness Work Group with Bruce Bebo, Executive Vice President of Research, National MS Society and Doug Landsman, Senior Director of International Research Programs, National MS Society.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. TELEPHONE Symptom Management

    Managing MS Bladder and Bowel Symptoms

    Learn strategies for managing bowel and bladder symptoms in MS with Pat Kennedy, RN, CNP, MSCN, Can Do Multiple Sclerosis and Dr. Marlene Murphy Setzko of the Mandell MS Center.

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