Education and Information
Obtaining accurate information about MS can be challenging. For this reason, the chapter has a wide array of information available for persons with MS, their families and friends, health care professionals, students and the general public. Information topics range from identifying symptoms to diagnosis, treatment and research. There is no charge for this information.
The Kentucky Southeast Indiana Chapter maintains up-to-date listings of local agencies that provide services for people managing the effects of multiple sclerosis. For more information call 1-800-344-4867, option 1.
A complete and up-to-date library of books, videotapes and audiotapes on a variety of topics related to MS is maintained. Materials are mailed upon request and include postage paid return envelopes. For more information please call 1-800-344-4867, option 1.
Education Programs are offered on a variety of topics that range from dealing with diagnosis to adapting to life with MS. The Chapter also provides a research seminar and professional teleconference series which offers CEU/CME credits. Call 1-800-344-4867.
MSConnection is the chapter's quarterly newsletter. The publication is sent to people with MS, their families and friends, as well as health care professionals and donors. It contains information about chapter activities, resources clients may want to explore, and the latest research.
View current and past editions of the MS Connection.
Knowledge is Power
A diagnosis of MS can be frightening. Knowledge of MS can make it easier to cope with the challenges to come. "Knowledge is Power" is an eight-week series of articles for people diagnosed with MS. The articles cover issues such as symptom management, fatigue, and family communication. Call 1-800-344-4867, option 1 for additional information.
As part of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Kentucky Southeast Indiana Chapter monitors federal, state, and local issues and legislation that affect people with MS. The Chapter is active in disability coalitions, advisory councils, and organizations representing the interests of persons with chronic illnesses and their families. Call 1-800-344-4867, option 1 for more information.