Staying Smart is a website designed for people who want to know (or know more) about how MS can affect thinking, including memory, concentration and planning.


To help you work out which type of thinking is tricky for you, the website starts with everyday problems. Each problem is linked to a set of information which is helpful for that type of problem. It might be memory, attention, wayfinding, finding things, language, or executive skills.Each type of thinking problem has its own set of information, . Each has a short explanation and a useful Tips and Tricks section.


You are invited to add your own advice to help other people using the site.


There is also:

  • Gadgets and Gizmoslists - items you can buy that may be helpful. 
  • MST publications -  a catalogue of pamphlets and fact sheets you may find helpful, published by the MST. 
  • Other Resources  - this lists helpful books, websites and DVD’s from other sources. 
  • Research - is a summary of research, divided into describing the thinking problem and rehabilitation studies. 
  • Other Important Influences - this deals with other aspects of MS that can affect cognition, such as fatigue or depression. 
  • Involving Family and Friends - ideas for talking about thinking glitches with your family and friends. 

Service Details

East Sussex
The MS Trust
Service Type:
Help for people with health problems
Organisation Sector:
  • Charity
Health Conditions:
  • MS (Multiple sclerosis) / MNDs (Motor Neurone Diseases)

This page was last updated on 25 April 2018

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This page was last updated on 25 April 2018

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Contact Details

Multiple Sclerosis Trust, Spirella Building, Bridge Road, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, SG6 4ET
01462 476700