Want to learn about topics that affect your life but don’t have the time to come to a meeting? This is a great opportunity for you to learn from the comfort of your own home. The National MS Society offered two teleconference series in 2012. Please click a link below to listen to archive recordings..
Missed a general education teleconference? Download a recording in our archives.
Managing Memory Decline in MS
Learn about the role speech and memory therapy can play in cognition. Presented by Darla Freeman-LeVay- M.A., CCC-SLP Clinical Instructor University of South Florida.
Tips for Working with Your Doctor
Learn helpful tips for preparing for your next doctors visit from a MS Certified Nurse.
Care for the Care Partner: Care Partners Need Care Too!
Learn to take responsibility of your own care so that you can be a better care partner to your loved one living with MS.
Social Security Disability and MS
During this teleconference participants will learn more about applying for SSDI, the federal insurance program.
Learning to be a Great Self-Advocate
Participants will learn effective practices and communication styles, how to make informed decisions and to understand individual strengths and needs, identify goals and recognize legal rights and responsibilities.
Genetics, Genomic Medicine and MS
MS Genomic research will help identify the genes that contribute to the onset of MS as well as identify the environmental risk factors involved in the disease process. This information will aid to the growing field of genomic medicine and will help generate early diagnostic and prevention criteria, better treatment, and a cure.
Learn how mindfulness meditation has been used to reduce stress and promote relaxation.
Women's Issues and MS
Join us as a neurologist and MS specialist discusses the various issues affecting women with MS and how to manage these symptoms.
Holistic Medicine and MS
Learn how holistic medicine can be used in addition to disease-modifying drugs to better treat MS symptoms.
Health Insurance Reform: Implications for People with MS
Hear an update on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act from Society Staff actively monitoring the key provisions of importance within the MS community.
Multitasking: Living with MS While Parenting Young Children
Parenting wasn't easy before MS. Learn tools on how to balance parenting while managing your MS.
Vitamin D and MS
Learn the importance of Vitamin D and why it is crucial to have your Vitamin D level checked.
Remyelination and MS
This teleconference will look at the exciting research being done at the University of Central Florida on remyelination.
Missed the employment teleconference series? Download a recording in the archives.
Should I Work From Home or Start My Own Business
January 16, 2013
Trying to decide if working from home or starting your own business is for you? Experts in both of these areas will talk about what it takes to be a successful home-based employee or entrepreneur.
Is it Time? Deciding to Change Careers or Stop Working
January 30, 2013
Working with MS is possible, but can be challenging at times. What do you do if working, or working in your field is no longer an option? How do you know when it’s time to stop or make a change? Learn from a counseling professional what to consider when having to make this important decision.
Deciding How to Plan Your Job Search. Employers Share How They Find Employees
February 13, 2013
Hear from a panel of employers on what they really look for in a job candidate, where they find candidates and how they fill openings.
Should I Work? Work from Home Options for People on Social Security Disability
February 27, 2013
Are you on Social Security and want to work? Do you need to or prefer to work from home? Learn how working might impact your disability benefits and hear about work from home opportunities for people on Social Security.
The Impact of Health Insurance on Career Decisions
March 13, 2013
Health insurance considerations can impact your decision to change jobs or leave the workforce? Learn about legal protections and questions to ask to ensure you have the coverage you need.
How to Talk About MS to Your Employer
March 27, 2013
Once you decide to disclose there are still many unanswered questions. Hear from employers and disability advocates on how to talk with your employer about your MS.