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    1. Ask an MS Navigator

      The Society's MS Navigators help identify solutions and provide access to the resources you are looking for. Call 1-800-344-4867 or see "More info" to contact us online.

    Resources

    1. Acupuncture and MS: The Basic Facts (.pdf)

      An exploration of what is known and not known about this complementary therapy by Alan Bowling, MD, PhD and Tom Stewart. (last updated 2014)

    2. ADA and People with MS (.pdf)

      The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Protection for people with multiple sclerosis. (last updated in December 2015)

    3. Focus on Employment (.pdf)

      Covers disclosure, Americans with Disabilities Act, fatigue & cognitive issues on the job, and telework options. (last updated August 2007)

    4. Working with MS (.pdf)

      General overview of the employment issues that might concern people newly diagnosed. (last updated April 2016)

    5. MS in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers (video)

      This video is a resource for employers, featuring discussions about multiple sclerosis in the workplace.

    6. MS & the Workplace: Employer Education DVD (DVD)

      Provides basic information to employers about managing the impact of MS in the work setting.

    7. Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace Part 1(video)

      Part 1- Thinking Proactively About Employment

    8. Websites: Hire Disability Solutions

      The mission of Hire Disability Solutions is to help people with disabilities obtain employment. Hire Disability Solutions seeks persons living with MS and their caregivers to fill work-at-home positions.

    9. Teleconference Series: MS -- It Doesn’t Have to End Your Career

      This teleconference covers the impact of multiple sclerosis on employment and careers. It specifically addresses career planning to stay in the workforce as long as possible, including preparing resumes and for interviews; re-entering the workforce after an extended absence; and for accommodations in the work environment.

      (time/size: 52m29s/60MB)

    10. Curing MS: How Science Is Solving Mysteries of Multiple Sclerosis (book)

      Dr. Weiner is at the cutting edge of MS research and drug development, and he describes in clear and illuminating detail the science behind the symptoms and how new drugs may hold the key to “taming the monster.” In Curing MS, Dr. Weiner teaches us the “Twenty-one Points” of MS, a concise breakdown of the knowns and unknowns of the disease; tells stories from the frontlines of laboratories and hospitals; and offers a message of hope that a cure can—and will—be found.

    11. Working for Me- Living Well with MS (.pdf)

      Working with MS is one in a series of workbooks entitled Living Well with MS. This series is written for — and by — people who have been living with multiple sclerosis (MS) for some time.

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