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Telelearning series provides information and guidance on current matters essential to living one’s best life with MS. The program offers seven different topics annually. Each free telelearning will feature topic-area expert(s) by phone with online presentations and Q&A session. Presenters are subject to change.

Register online below or by calling 1-800-344-4867.

Schedule and topics

  1. It Takes Two to… Communicate

    Brought to you by Can Do MS. 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. 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.

    -PowerPoint presentation

    -Accompanying Article

    -Recording

  3. 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.

    -PowerPoint presentation

    -Accompanying Article

    -Recording

  4. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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. Learn how to avoid common job scams and tips for successful job applications.

  13. Sex Ed for Grownups – Intimacy in MS

    MS can certainly change a romantic relationship – learn from Dr. Timothy Hlavinka, Urology San Antonio and Dr. Linda Mona, VA Long Beach how to maintain or build intimacy now that MS is in the picture.

  14. Sex Ed for Grownups – Intimacy in MS

    MS can certainly change a romantic relationship – learn from Dr. Timothy Hlavinka, Urology San Antonio and Dr. Linda Mona, VA Long Beach how to maintain or build intimacy now that MS is in the picture.

  15. Gender Differences in MS

    Men and women are affected by MS differently – join Dr. Barbara Giesser and Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl of UCLA, to learn why and how those differences are important.

  16. Gender Differences in MS

    Men and women are affected by MS differently – join Dr. Barbara Giesser and Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl of UCLA, to learn why and how those differences are important.

  17. Preparing for MS Doctor Visits

    Learn tips to prepare for successful visits with your doctor. Kathy Costello, MSCN, Associate Vice President of Clinical Care, National MS Society shares ideas on how to build a true partnership with your provider.

  18. Preparing for MS Doctor Visits

    Learn tips to prepare for successful visits with your doctor. Kathy Costello, MSCN, Associate Vice President of Clinical Care, National MS Society shares ideas on how to build a true partnership with your provider.

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