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    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 August 2019)

    3. Working with MS (.pdf)

      General overview of the employment issues that might concern people newly diagnosed. (last updated May 2020)

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

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

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

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

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

      Part 1- Thinking Proactively About Employment

    7. "Deploying Your Passions for Successful Careering in Today's World of Work" recorded teleconference

      Original Air Date: July 25, 2012 Presenter: Dr. Kenneth M. Nowack How do we define success in today’s world of work? This interactive workshop will help you identify areas of passion and what matters most to you, explore the factors associated with career and life success, consider how the unpredictability of MS might impact your career journey and use conference tools and resources to successfully navigate today’s turbulent work.

    8. "Important Decisions about Employment & Benefits" recorded teleconference

    9. "MS & Employment" recorded teleconference

    10. "Secrets to a Successful Career Change" recorded teleconference

      Original Air Date: July 20, 2011 Presenter: Steve W. Nissen, M.S., CRC & Michelle Alford-Williams The topics of this teleconference include: retaining and other issues faced with a change in career direction.

    11. "Staying in the Employment Game: Session 1 & 2" recorded teleconference

      Original Air Date: May 11 &18, 2010 Presenters: Kurt Johnson, PhD, Joe Stuckey, MS, CRC, Braney Fleming, PhD, ATP, Conrad Kuehn, MA, Bob Fraser, PhD, CRC, Andrea Benneke and Laurie Ford, MS This two-week informative teleconference was designed to provide people with MS with strategies on how to keep working and what to do when you are no longer able to work.

    12. "Volunteering: A Win-Win Putting Your Skills and Passion to Work" recorded teleconference

      Original Air Date: August 3, 2011 Presenter: Valerie Troup, Jim Langdon & Mike Milne The topics of this telenconference include: options and tips on how to connect with volunteering opportunities.

    13. 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.

    14. 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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