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    1. ADA and People with MS (.pdf)

      The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Protection for people with multiple sclerosis. (last updated in August 2019)

    2. Know Your Rights: A Legal Guide for People Living with MS (.pdf)

      Easy to read Q & A format containing information on employment, SSDI, family law, insurance, and more. Offers resources in each chapter, form letters and helpful guides for navigating legal difficulties.

    3. Disability Benefits 101

      Disability Benefits 101 gives you tools and information on employment, health coverage, and benefits. You can plan ahead and learn how work and benefits go together. Get educated and get the answers you need.

    4. Reasonable Accommodations and Disability Disclosure: The Basics

      Original Air Date: August 1, 2012 Presenter: Jan Garrett You may have found yourself asking questions such as, "If and when is it time to disclose your need for accommodations? Who do you disclose to? What accommodations can you ask for that will help support your continued employment?" Jan will touch on the basic rights that are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    5. Affordable Care Act: Key Provisions for People with MS

      Original Air Date: October 3, 2013 Presenter: Kim Calder, Director of Federal Health Affairs and Insurance Policy of the National MS Society Topics of this teleconference include: background on the National MS Society’s involvement in healthcare reform, explanation of the ways the Affordable Care Act impacts private health insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid, an overview of the new Health Insurance Marketplace and state Exchanges & additional resources about the Affordable Care Act

    6. American Disability Act & Disclosure

      Original Air Date: July 13, 2011 Presenter: Eddie Whidden, M.A. The topics of this teleconference include: when and how to disclose that you have MS, as well as provide input on what kinds of accomodations can be offered to employees and how to request them.

    7. Legislative Session Review (Teleconference Recording)

      Original Air Date: June 23, 2011 Presenter: Jim Freeburg Topics include health care reform implementation, long-term care oversight, budget negotiations, and new legislation to allow more MS specialists to practice in Washington.

    8. What is Congress doing about MS? (Teleconference Recording)

      Original Air Date: August 9, 2011 Presenters: Ted Thompson, Dr. Lily Jung Henson, MD, MMM, FAAN This teleconference provides an update on the most pressing MS issues facing Congress. Issues include funding for MS research, adult day services for people with MS, and strategies to attract more neurologists to the field.

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