National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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Symptoms, disease patterns, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and research efforts.
Also Found In: Progressive MS and Major Changes
Practical issues faced by caregivers. Includes resource list. By Tanya Radford.
Información sobre la esclerosis múltiple en inglés y español.
Also Found In: Primary-Progressive MS (PPMS), Progressive-Relapsing MS (PRMS)
This video is a resource for employers, featuring discussions about multiple sclerosis in the workplace.
Also Found In: Getting Involved
This booklet is designed for families who are caring for a person with advanced Multiple Sclerosis.
Also Found In: Personal Stories from MS Leaders, Ambassadors, and Researchers
This handbook is a guide for parents with a child or teen with MS.
Keep S’myelin is a colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring newsletter to help children and their parents talk and learn about MS together. Each issue is filled with stories, interviews, games, and activities that highlight a specific topic related to MS, as well as a special section just for parents.
MS happens to families, not just to individuals. You probably have many questions about MS – what will happen to my family member with MS, how can we plan, how do we manage the unpredictability of the disease? The National MS Society is here to help you navigate the challenges of living MS with a personalized response to your unique needs.
A library of resources for people with MS and their loved ones.
Also Found In: Financial Planning
Greater New England Chapter Telelearning Series
Also Found In: Financial Resources
Learn about the benefits and importance of wellness behaviors, exercise and nutrition to manage the symptoms of MS.
Speakers: Brian Quinn, PTA, M.S. at St. Charles Rehabilitation Network, Partner in MS Care and Mara Crans, M.D., a competitive triathlete living with MS for 18 years. Northeast Region Teleconferences: Living Well with MS: Spring 2014 Series.
Psychologist Lauren Strober discusses current research that shows the importance of staying productive to maintain your health while unemployed. Along with others living with MS, she shares practical tips on how this is accomplished. Recorded February 20, 2014.
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The Federal Government is taking steps to become a model employer for people with disabilities. Michael Murray of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) discusses Schedule A hiring authority and U.S. Department of Labor regulations designed to increase the employment of people with disabilities by federal government contractors. Recorded March 6, 2014.
Are you interested in working from home? Have you been unsuccessful in finding work –from- home positions? Home-based workers living with MS, along with MS Employment Specialist Barbara McKeon, shares tips and resources to help increase your chances of succeeding at home-based employment. Recorded March 20, 2014.
Applying for Social Security disability benefits can be a difficult and lengthy process with a high chance of being denied the first time around. Disability advocate Delores Gonzalez shares information you need to know to increase your chances of getting your application approved. Recorded April 3, 2014.
Up to 60% of people with MS experience cognitive changes in some form. This call will discuss issues and engage you in practical activities. Learn exercises and strategies to help focus your attention, improve memory, planning & problem solving skills. Speaker: Nancy Lowenstein, MS OTR, BCPR, Clinical Associate Professor at Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. Northeast Region Teleconferences.
Everyone has their own idea of their best life. For people living with multiple sclerosis, the idea of that “best life” can change due to the challenges of having a chronic, unpredictable and lifelong disease. The National MS Society’s Everyday Matters, supported by Genzyme, a Sanofi company, was an interactive national project that uncovered stories of real people facing the everyday challenges that MS can bring on the path to one’s best life.
Su aliado de confi anza para enfrentar los desafíos de la vida con esclerosis multiple