Parenting Skills - Developing a Tool Kit
November 10, 2011
This teleconference will help you to identify your parenting strengths, and trouble spots in managing MS and parenting responsibilities. It will focus on the importance of communication, planning, prioritizing and developing a support network. Handouts are available through the Greater New England Chapter’s Dora Lipcon Lending Library. Please call 1-800-344-4867, option 2.
- Nancy Lowenstein, OT Mount Auburn Hospital Comprehensive MS Care Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Assistant Clinical Professor at the Occupational Therapy Program, Boston University.
- Ronnie Hochberg, MS, CRC, LMHC, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY
Vitamin D: Facts & Research
Thursday, December 16, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The real facts about Vitamin D will be exposed by a world leading Vitamin D researcher. Presented By: Sylvia Christakos, PhD, UMDNJ
How to Apply for Jobs in the Federal Government: Webinar
Thursday, January 27, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Participants will learn about special hiring programs for people living with disabilities and how to navigate the federal system from a regional recruitment coordinator with the U.S. Department of Labor. This program will include an online component if you have access to the Internet, but it is not required.
Social Security Disability Eligibility and Application Process
Thursday, February 10, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Participants will learn what it takes to be approved for Social Security disability benefits from a Social Security attorney.
Reproductive Issues In MS
Wednesday February 16, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Issues regarding planning and raising a family when you have MS. Presented by: June Halper, APN-C, MSCN, FAAN Executive Director, The Consortium of MS Centers
Social Security Disability and Returning to Work
Thursday, February 17, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Participants will learn about the impact work might have on their disability benefits from a Community Work Incentive Coordinator.
Jobs with Flexibility
Thursday, February 24, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Participants will learn about part-time and non-traditional job opportunities that allow for a flexible schedule.
Practical tips for Managing Challenging MS Symptoms on the Job
Wednesday, March 16, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
MS specialists will share practical ways to manage fatigue and cognitive dysfunction, two common and difficult symptoms that people with MS may experience at work.
Wellness and Work
Wednesday, March 30, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Positive wellness behaviors can minimize the impact of fatigue and cognitive symptoms and lead to greater productivity on the job. Join a personal trainer and nutritionist for tips on physical exercise, healthy eating, stress management and good sleep habits.
CCSVI in MS: The Update
Length: 60 minutes
Tuesday May 3 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The teleconference will review what is currently known about this controversial research focus. Presented by: Konstantin Balashov, MD, The MS Center at Robert Wood Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ. Call handout included with CD recording (PDF file). To compliment this teleconference, check out the latest CCSVI information available at www.nationalmssociety.org/CCSVI