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Dallas, TX MS Cognitive Group: Memory and Attention

Date:
Friday, August 3, 2018
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location:
Bass Neuropsychology Clinic, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW)
6333 Forest Park Rd.
Suite BLA.110
Dallas, TX 75235

Join other patients with multiple sclerosis at UT Southwestern Medical Center for the MS Cognitive Group, in which participants can receive education about MS and the commonly experienced cognitive difficulties such as memory, attention, executive function, language, and visuospatial abilities. The group also teaches evidence-based strategies that have been proven to be effective in compensating for these difficulties.

Week 1: Memory and Attention

Review important brain structures and their role in MS

Discuss the relationship between memory and attention, especially as it relates to MS
If you are interested in attending or would like more information, please contact the Neuropsychology clinic at UT Southwestern Medical Center by phone at 214-648-4646 or email at Jennifer.Trevino@utsouthwestern.edu
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Dallas, TX MS Cognitive Group: Executive Function

Date:
Friday, August 10, 2018
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location:
Bass Neuropsychology Clinic, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW)
6333 Forest Park Rd.
Suite BLA.110
Dallas, TX 75235

Join other patients with multiple sclerosis at UT Southwestern Medical Center for the MS Cognitive Group, in which participants can receive education about MS and the commonly experienced cognitive difficulties such as memory, attention, executive function, language, and visuospatial abilities. The group also teaches evidence-based strategies that have been proven to be effective in compensating for these difficulties.

Week 2: Executive Function

Cover aspects of executive function, also known as the "command center" of the brain
Discussion of different thinking areas including:
mental flexibility
problem solving
initiation
working memory
planning/organization

If you are interested in attending or would like more information, please contact the Neuropsychology clinic at UT Southwestern Medical Center by phone at 214-648-4646 or email at Jennifer.Trevino@utsouthwestern.edu
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Dallas, TX MS Cognitive Group: Emotional Health & Stress Management

Date:
Friday, August 17, 2018
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location:
Bass Neuropsychology Clinic, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW)
6333 Forest Park Rd.
Suite BLA.110
Dallas, TX 75235

Join other patients with multiple sclerosis at UT Southwestern Medical Center for the MS Cognitive Group, in which participants can receive education about MS and the commonly experienced cognitive difficulties such as memory, attention, executive function, language, and visuospatial abilities. The group also teaches evidence-based strategies that have been proven to be effective in compensating for these difficulties.

Week 3: Emotional Health & Stress Management

Explore the relationship between MS and emotional health

Cover topics related to:
stress management
depression
anxiety
self-care
mindfulness
relaxation strategies

If you are interested in attending or would like more information, please contact the Neuropsychology clinic at UT Southwestern Medical Center by phone at 214-648-4646 or email at Jennifer.Trevino@utsouthwestern.edu
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