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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. "Reasonable Accommodations and Disability Disclosure: The Basics" recorded teleconference

      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).

    4. "Affordable Care Act: Key Provisions for People with MS" recorded teleconference

      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

    5. "American Disability Act & Disclosure" recorded teleconference

      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.

    6. 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.

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