Offered through the Long Island Chapter in a group setting and online, education programs are tailored to meet your unique needs, from information about symptom management, up-to-date research and tools for living well with the disease. In addition to offering topics that assist with managing MS symptoms and treatment there are programs that help foster well-being. These topics include nutrition, the role of exercise and stress management. Guest speakers with expertise in the specific topic area present at these informative programs.
Find out more about the specific areas and ways that MS education is presented in your area:
- Professional Education
- Newly Diagnosed
- Meet the Attorney
- MS Learn Online
- Social Security/SSDI
- Educational Programs in Our Region - NEW!
Live nationwide Webcast “Living Well with MS: Lifestyle, Diet, and Complementary Therapies."
When: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 3 -4 pm EDT
Where: Online with the opportunity to submit questions for the panelists in real-time
• Applying a holistic research approach to stopping MS, restoring function and ending MS forever
• Examining risk factors for MS progression
• Combating cognitive challenges
• Exploring vitamin D, oral antioxidants and dietary salt effects on MS
• Exercise and rehab strategies
Moderator: Kate Milliken, founder, Milligrace Productions. Kate has been living with MS since 2006
Dr. Brenda Banwell, Division Chief, Neurology, Professor of Pediatrics (Neurology), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Allen Bowling, Medical Director of the MS Program at the Colorado Neurological Institute (CNI)
Dr. Timothy Coetzee, Chief Research Officer of the National MS Society
Dr. Albert Lo, Associate Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology, Brown University; Director of the MS Clinic Providence VA Medical Center, Director of the Mandell MS Center, Saint Francis Hospital.
Click here for more information about registration.
An Afternoon at the Lanes & Family Life and MS, an Educational Program Just for Kids
The New York City– Southern New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society invites children ages six to16, who have a parent or relative living with MS, to join us for a day of free bowling at Chelsea Piers, New York City and AMF White Plains Lanes in White Plains, NY.
Lunch will be provided. We will also host Family Life and MS – Just for Kids, an opportunity for children to learn effective coping strategies when MS is part of the family. Chapter staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist.
The educational program is just for kids; parents do not attend. Adults may drop off their children, but are encouraged to attend a networking group from 12 – 2:30 p.m.
Date: Saturday, June 22, 2013
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
AMF White Plains Lanes
47 Tarrytown Road
White Plains, NY 10607
Date: Sunday, June 23, 2013
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
300 New York - Chelsea Piers
Pier 60, 23rd Street & Westside Highway
New York, NY 10011
- Pizza and soft drinks for the children included.
- Kids bowl with a chapter volunteer if needed.
- Parents networking program from 12 - 2:30 p.m.
Note: There will be waviers to sign on the day of the event. Children will not be able to participate without a parent checking in or signing waviers.
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