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Kessler Foundation’s John DeLuca, PhD, Conducts National MS Society Teleconference

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 2012-01-06 12:31:05 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Where is my Memory? Cognitive Changes in Multiple Sclerosis

West Orange, NJ. January 6, 2012. John DeLuca, PhD, VP for Research at Kessler Foundation, will conduct an educational teleconference for people with MS and their families, “Where is my Memory? Cognitive Changes in MS,” on Tues., January 24, 6:30-7:30 pm. Dr. DeLuca is well known for his neuropsychology research in  cognition and multiple sclerosis and is a licensed psychologist in New Jersey and New York. He will be joined by Jeffrey Gingold, author of, "Facing the Cognitive Challenges of Multiple Sclerosis", which is based on his personal experience.  No fee, but Registration is required by Tues., January 17. 

Part of the National MS Society’s Northeast Teleconference Series, this teleconference will explain cognitive issues in MS and the impact of cognitive dysfunction on everyday life.  DeLuca and Gingold will explore available tools to help people with MS manage the effects of cognitive changes. 

These educational teleconferences are free and made available through the National MS Society’s chapters in Connecticut, Greater New England, Long Island, New Jersey Metro, NYC-Southern New York and Rhode Island.

About Kessler Foundation  Kessler Foundation is the largest public charity in the field of disability.  Kessler Foundation Research Center advances care through rehabilitation research in its six specialized laboratories under the leadership of noted research directors. Research focuses on improving function and quality of life for persons with injuries of the spinal cord and brain, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and other chronic neurological conditions. Kessler Foundation Program Center fosters new approaches to the persistently high rates of unemployment among people disabled by injury or disease.

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Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 12:31