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Home > MSAA Publications > The Motivator > The Motivator: Summer/Fall 2011 > Spread the Word

Spread the Word

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The Illustrated Guide to Assistive Technology and Devices

Written by Suzanne Robitaille
Published by Demos Health

MSAA Book #9

Written by an accomplished journalist, this illustrated book highlights a wide range of devices designed to enable individuals with disabilities to live and function independently. Chapters are devoted first to the history of assistive technology, and then on to technologies to help individuals with visual, hearing, physical, cognitive/learning, and communications disabilities. Information is also included on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), how to pay for assistive technology, the future of assistive technology, and a long list of resources.


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Multiple Sclerosis for Dummies

Written by Rosalind Kalb, PhD, Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, and Barbara Giesser, MD
Published by Wiley Publishing, Inc.

MSAA Book # 127

This comprehensive reference is part of the "For Dummies" book series, which gears information for beginners. Written by experts in the MS field, this book presents a wealth of MS facts and advice in an easy-to-read format, often using bullets, checkmarks, and icons. It covers a host of topics, from diagnosis and symptom management, to staying healthy and planning for a future with MS.


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It's Not All in Your Head: Anxiety, Depression, Mood Swings, and Multiple Sclerosis

Written by Patricia Farrell, PhD
Published by Demos Health

MSAA Book # 7

This book covers some of the basics about multiple sclerosis and ties them in with the emotional issues involved with the disease. The mind-body connection is discussed, along with "Riding the Rollercoaster" of MS. The author is a practicing clinician, medical writer, and disability consultant, who has been featured on national TV shows. Her writing is comfortable to read and incorporates many patient stories as well as research findings. The book also provides self-help techniques and coping strategies to give readers the tools they need to assist in regaining self-esteem, hope, and happiness.

MSAA Lending Library

If you would like to borrow any of the books featured in this column or any other book in MSAA's Lending Library, please send us your name and address. We will send you an application and a list of books for the Lending Library. MSAA and its clients greatly appreciate any donations made to help build the Lending Library. If you would like to donate a book to the Lending Library you need only send it to us at the address below. Please address all correspondence to:

MSAA Lending Library
706 Haddonfield Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
(Please reference book number)

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Last Updated on Monday, 25 March 2013 12:52