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Facing the Cognitive Challenges of Multiple Sclerosis
Written by Jeffrey Gingold
Published by Demos Health
MSAA Book #158
Award-winning author Jeffrey Gingold is an attorney, husband, and father who also has MS. He has written several books on this topic, speaking candidly and descriptively about the unexpected cognitive challenges that MS has brought into his life. Giving precise details, Gingold explains how he feels when experiencing a sudden lapse in memory, the fears and confusion that stop him in his tracks, and the methods he has found to best resolve an otherwise panic-stricken moment.
Appreciating Life As It Is: Living Well With Multiple Sclerosis
Written by Barbara M. Fleming
Published by CreateSpace
Independent Publishing Platform
MSAA Book #13
Author Barbara Fleming was diagnosed with MS 30 years ago, and has worked as a library director, art instructor, and professional artist. Applying the theories of Dzogchen, a philosophy of Tibetan Buddhism, her book takes a more spiritual approach to living with MS. Meaning “great perfection,” Dzogchen is aimed at breaking up the negative thoughts that can interfere with the enjoyment of life, and developing a positive outlook that is full of potential, regardless of life’s circumstances.
Multiple Sclerosis: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier
Written by Shelley Peterman Schwarz
Published by ReadHowYouWant
MSAA Book #60
Diagnosed with primary-progressive MS in 1979, Shelley Peterman Schwarz is well known in the MS community as well as at MSAA. She has been involved with several of our educational materials, and is also an award-winning author, columnist, and popular radio and TV personality. This large-print, second edition of her book provides time and energy-saving tips, techniques, and shortcuts to help individuals with MS to organize and simplify their lives.
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