Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Webinar & Telelearning Series

Can Do MS and the National MS Society in the US are excited to bring you a Webinar & Telelearning Series

Join live from the convenience of your home or office at no charge for an in-depth discussion on topics relating to exercise, nutrition, communication, symptom management and total health. Interact with the team of Can Do MS consultants, ask questions and learn how to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors, actively co-manage your MS and live your best life.

Click on the links below to register at no charge. When you click on the registration links, you’ll be directed to another website which Can Do MS works with to provide the webinar series.

Did you miss a previous webinar? You can still watch it in the Can Do MS webinar archive! Click here to view the webinar archive.

Sleep in MS: Strategies for Improving your Zzz’s - December 2016

Date: December 13, 2016
Time: 8:00 – 9:15pm EST

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About the webinar:

Presented by Stephanie Buxhoeveden, MSCN, MSN, FNP-BC & Abbey J. Hughes, PhD

Sleep disturbance is a common and often troubling symptom among individuals with multiple sclerosis. Whether it’s getting too little sleep, sleeping too much, or having poor sleep quality, problems with sleep significantly impact quality of life for people with MS and their loved ones. Please join clinical psychologist Abbey J. Hughes, PhD and nurse practitioner Stephanie Buxhoeveden, MSCN, MSN, FNP-BC as they discuss a variety of approaches for assessing and managing sleep disturbance in MS.

GPS For Your MS - January 2017

Date: January 10, 2017
Time: 8 – 9:15 p.m. EST

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About the webinar:

Presented by Stephanie Buxhoeveden, MSCN, MSN, FNP-BC & Peggy Crawford, PhD

Join this webinar to learn about the different dimensions of wellness and how the “big picture” relates to developing strategies to navigate through the challenges of MS, including information on understanding co-morbidities, managing your sleep and stressors, and caring for your emotional and mental health. Stephanie Buxhoeveden, nurse practitioner, and Peggy Crawford, psychologist, will lead an exciting multi-disciplinary discussion on tools and techniques to help you grow, while answering your questions in our live Q&A forum.

Negotiating Reasonable Accommodations (Employment Series Part I) - February 2017

Date: February 15, 2017
Time: 8:00 – 9:15pm EST

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About the webinar:

Presented by Nina Martinez & Magda Moncrief, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP

Many people with MS at some point in their career may need to request a reasonable accommodation to help them perform the duties of their job. Please join this webinar to learn about your rights under the ADA as it applies to requesting an accommodation, the process for making a request and share the employer’s perspective on how to negotiate for the best outcome.

Discrimination on the Job (Employment Series Part II) - February 2017

Date: February 28, 2017
Time: 8 – 9:15pm EST

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About the webinar:

Presented by Linda Batiste, JD & Charles Goldman, Esq.

Please join Linda Batiste, Principal Consultant at the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) and Charles Goldman, Attorney at Law, who will educate you on what constitutes discrimination in the workplace. The experts will discuss tips on how to spot discrimination on the job and what steps you can take to help protect yourself.

Weight Management and Nutrition - March 2017

Date: March 14 2017
Time: 8:00 – 9:15pm EST

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About the webinar:

Presented by Mona Bostick, RDN, LDN & Mandy Rohrig, PT, DPT

Obesity is a common risk factor with significant ramifications. However, it is also a “modifiable risk factor,” meaning YOU can change, control, and manage your weight. What you eat and how you move has an impact on your health and your MS! If you are searching for a way to live better with MS, join this webinar to learn how to modify your diet and exercise habits.

Knowing How to Navigate Leaving the Workplace (Employment Series Part III) - March 2017

Date: March 21, 2017
Time: 8:00 – 9:15pm EST

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About the webinar:

Presented by Ronnie Hochberg, MS, CRC, LMHC & Silvia Stazio, CFP

Over the course of your career, there might be times when you consider separating from the workforce if your MS symptoms become more difficult to manage. Learn about employer and federal benefits available to you, the process of accessing them, and resources that exist to help with this transition.

Enhance Your Job Search with Online Resources (Employment Series Part IV) - April 2017

Date: April 4, 2017
Time: 8:00 – 9:15pm EST

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About the webinar:

Presented by Christine C. Durst & Shannon Offord

Learn about online job search resources, including job boards for people with disabilities, and websites that post legitimate work at home opportunities.

Questions?
Anne Gilbert, Director of Programs
1-800-367-3101 ext. 1281 / 970-926-1281 / agilbert@mscando.org