The National MS Society's tools for self advocacy in the family environment provide informational resources to help people with multiple sclerosis engage in self advocacy to support a more fulfilling family environment.
Roles and responsibilities vary from individual to individual and from family to family. This information is designed to anticipate questions and identify appropriate resources to help you navigate the interplay between MS and family dynamics, and advocate for yourself.
Topics covered include:
- Disclosing your MS diagnosis
- Questions to ask yourself
- Roles within the family
- Intimate relationships
- Family planning
- Fertility and the MS disease-modifying drugs
To fully explore the information about this topic and self advocacy, please explore the documents and other resources highlighted in the sidebar boxes. The green box includes a range of information about self advocacy in this particular setting. The blue box connects you to information about self advocacy in general or in other settings.