Please join us for free educational teleconferences from the convenience of your home. Calls are in the evenings. Registration is required. Previous recordings are available for you to listen to online.
February 11, 2014 - MS Top 10 List - 7:30 - 8:30pm
This teleconference will highlight the top happenings in the field of MS, looking at diagnosis, current treatment options, rehabilitation therapy and more.
February 20, 2013 - Employment Teleconference Series: Maintaining Cognitive and Emotional Health While Unemployed - 7:00-8:00pm
Psychologist Lauren Strober will discuss current research that shows the importance of staying productive to maintain your health while unemployed. Along with others living with MS, she will share practical tips on how this is accomplished.
March 6, 2014: Employment Teleconference Series: Federal Hiring Initiatives for People with Disabilities - 7:00-8:00pm
The Federal Government is taking steps to become a model employer for people with disabilities. Michael Murray of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will discuss Schedule A hiring authority and U.S. Department of Labor regulations designed to increase the employment of people with disabilities by federal government contractors.
Are you interested in working from home? Have you been unsuccessful in finding work –from- home positions? Home-based workers living with MS, along with MS Employment Specialist Barbara McKeon, will share tips and resources to help increase your chances of succeeding at home-based employment.
Information coming soon.
May 13, 2014 - Overcoming Cognitive Challenges - 7:30 - 8:30pm
Memory problems, difficulty concentrating and slowness in processing information are all cognitive challenges associated with MS. In this teleconference participants will learn about the role of cognition in MS as well as information on cognitive rehabilitation, and tips to help manage cognitive symptoms.
Speaker: Kristine Herfkens, PhD
August 12, 2014 - Alternative Therapies - 7:30 - 8:30pm
Alternative therapies are difficult to define and can include anything from drugs and diet to food supplements, mental exercises and life-style changes. This teleconference will help identify and discuss alternative options.
Speaker: Sibyl E. Wray, MD