in their own words

Patient Experience at ELC

in their own words

Tammie’s Story

Tammie tells her story of working with NEADS to match with a service dog. My name is Tammie DeCroteau and I was diagnosed with ...

Dana’s Story

Dana tells her story of how and why she stopped driving, and the challenging questions she addressed in making that decision. Could she give ...

Nancy’s Story

Nancy describes her experience with diagnosis, The Elliot Lewis Center and seeking financial assistance from The ELC Foundation. Back in 2018, I noticed that ...

Pam’s Story

When Pam's strength and mobility declined, she sought help to regain her independence. I was diagnosed with PPMS in 2017.   It was a ...

Lindsey’s Story

Lindsey's MS story starts with an optic neuritis attack at 23 years old. She describes her journey over the last 15 years. My MS ...

Vicki’s Story

Vicki shares her multiple sclerosis story, encouraging others to take an active role in their health care. Speak up. Ask questions. Seek support. Like ...

Sue’s Story

Sue shares her multiple sclerosis story of diagnosis, disbelief, anger and acceptance. My journey with MS has gone from the shock of the diagnosis ...
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Heather’s Story

Heather's story emphasizes "You are not alone. ELC makes MS just a thing I take care of on the side and not a disability ...
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Janet’s Story

MS helped Janet overcome self-imposed barriers as she stepped through the mirror to know her core values. Spring 2022: Typically at this time of ...

Brad’s Story

Brad has found expression through art, drawing parallels in the wild uncertainty in the world, similar to the uncertainty of multiple sclerosis. I have ...