Multiple Sclerosis Educational Workshop
September 21, 2013 - Seattle
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
ROOM CHANGE: Swedish Multiple Sclerosis Center
1600 E Jefferson St.
A Level - Jefferson Tower
Seattle, WA 98122
Experienced clinicians at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute travel across Washington state to educate communities about multiple sclerosis research, symptom management and well-being. This program is specifically designed for people who are newly diagnosed or new to MS.
Speakers and Topics
MS Research and Clinical Trials Update
Peiqing Qian, M.D., Neurologist
How Can a Rehab Psychologist Help Me?
Michelle Toshima, Ph.D., MS Psychologist
Exercise and Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis
Angeli Mayadev, M.D., Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine Specialist
Advocacy, Community Resources & Vocational Support
Shaheen Virani, MA, CRC, Vocational Counselor
About the MS Roadshow
Learn from experienced multiple sclerosis specialists from one of the largest and most comprehensive MS Centers in the United States, and get answers to your most important questions. The Roadshow is designed to help you:
Learn about the broad spectrum of resources, services and treatment options available to people living with multiple sclerosis.
Hear how to evaluate your options for managing symptoms, treatments, coordinate with your health care team.
Connect with friends and neighbors living with MS.
Experience how a health care team can work together to help you achieve well-being throughout your life.
More program information and an agenda will be released soon. Following the free program, please join us for a tour of the Multiple Sclerosis Center at Swedish.
This free educational even is open to people living with multiple sclerosis, caregivers and family members who have been touched by MS. Registration is required. The deadline to register is September 17.
Refreshments will be provided.
Transportation and parking: Parking is available at the Swedish Cherry Hill Garage on 16th and Jefferson St. Limited street parking may be available. Visit the parking and transportation page for maps, directions and parking rates.
GETTING TO THE MS CENTER
From 16th Avenue Garage:
- Take the elevator to the skybridge
- Cross the skybridge and turn RIGHT after the volunteer desk.
- Follow the hallway all the way down to the end (you will cross another sky bridge into Jefferson Tower)
- Turn left, and take the elevator DOWN to the A Level
- You will arrive in the MS Center.
From the street level:
- Street access to the Jefferson tower (16th and Jefferson) is not available on weekends.
- Please go inside the garage across the street and follow the directions above.
Registration: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER