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Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: What You Need to Know
Written by Nancy J. Holland, EdD; Jack S. Burks, MD; and
Diana M. Schneider, PhD
Published by DiaMedica Publishing
MSAA Book #48
Written by top experts in the field, initial chapters address how PPMS differs from other types of MS, how it is diagnosed, and ongoing research into possible treatments. Later chapters discuss rehabilitation, symptom management, technology, and many factors for maintaining wellness. This book may be ordered free of charge by visiting www.mymsaa.org/PPMS. Individuals without internet access may call MSAA at (800) 532-7667 to request a copy. Copies are limited, so this book may also be borrowed from MSAA's Lending Library when free copies are no longer available.
29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life
Written by Cami Walker
Published by Brightside Communications Inc.
MSAA Book # 131
In this well-written and sensitive book, author Cami Walker talks about life with MS. Through the giving of "29 Gifts," she describes how she was able to look outside of herself and her own challenges. She finds that she can be helpful to others, and through this process, is able to achieve personal empowerment.
Voices of Multiple Sclerosis: The Healing Companion Stories for Courage, Comfort and Strength
Edited by Richard Day Gore
Published by LaChance Publishing LLC
MSAA Book # 33
This is a collection of inspiring personal stories told by individuals with MS. The stories talk about the initial diagnosis of MS, what happens after diagnosis, living with MS, the MS family, and the gift of MS. Introductory sections include an overview of MS by Dr. John Richert, MD, and a written contribution from actress Teri Garr.
To borrow 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)
Last Updated on Monday, 25 March 2013 12:25