Educational Teleconference Programs for 2012- 2013: The Spectrum of MS: Fall 2012 Series
Join us from the comfort of your own phone for informative conference calls on a diverse range of topics for people living with MS. This educational series is free and made available through the collaboration of the following chapters of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society: Connecticut, Greater New England, Long Island, New Jersey Metro, New York City - Southern New York, Rhode Island and Upstate New York.
Register today! Registration is free.
For more information or to register please call 1-800-344-4867, option 1
To ensure timely receipt of materials, please register one week prior to call.
Description: This call will address the most common questions and concerns facing individuals newly diagnosed with MS.
Speaker: Angela Applebee, M.D.
Director of the MS Center of Northern New England at Fletcher Allen Health Care
Description: People who have “invisible” MS symptoms have a unique set of difficulties. This call will address the “invisible” symptoms of MS such as pain, fatigue, and cognitive issues and how to manage these symptoms effectively.
Speaker: Pam Mills, RN, BSN, MSCN
Registered nurse who specializes in oncology and multiple sclerosis.
Description: MS comes with many challenges for both the individual and family living with MS. Changes occur in family roles and everyday functions. Learning about MS and communicating are effective strategies for coping with these challenges and developing a healthier lifestyle.
Speaker: Peggy Crawford, Ph.D., PSYD, Clinical Psychologist, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital; contributing author to Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for Families
Speaker: Bonnie Danowski, family member of a person with MS and active volunteer for NMSS Arizona Chapter