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  1. 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.

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  2. ONLINE Insurance

    Helping People with Disabilities Get the Healthcare Coverage They Need

    The presentation will serve as a re-introduction to the National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative (NDNRC) and help you think about what questions a person with a disability needs to think about when they are considering their health care options in the ACA Marketplace.

  3. 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.

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  4. 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.

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  5. 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 share practical ways to manage symptoms on the job.

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  6. TELEPHONE Employment

    MS and Employment - Supports to Help You Find Employment

    Employment resources vary depending on how MS impacts 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 resources to find employment appropriate to your needs.

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  7. 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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  8. TELEPHONE Employment

    MS and Employment -The Essential Guide to Flexible and Home-Based Jobs

    What are the latest trends in the work-from-home and flexible job market? Brie Reynolds from Flexjobs.com, will walk participants through the trends, top career fields and most common jobs available, who's hiring, and how to find these flexible opportunities.
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  9. ONLINE MS Education

    Update Your Outlook on Progressive MS

    Brought to you by Can Do MS. Learn about exciting new developments in research, how to manage your symptoms, and get helpful tips on how you and your support partner can manage day-to-day challenges while maintaining a healthy partnership and emotional equilibrium.

  10. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Mind Over Brain: Addressing the Language and Cognitive Challenges of MS

    Brought to you by Can Do MS. Learn about the most common cognitive and linguistic challenges people with MS face while offering functional, concrete strategies to tackle those hurdles successfully.

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