The Isle of Man Multiple Sclerosis Society is holding a large conference today (Sat), its first such event in five years.
The event gets underway at 10am at the Palace Hotel in Douglas, and is free for those with the condition.
MS is a disabling neurological disease that affects over 130 people on the Island.
Drawing speakers from across the Island and Britain, subjects will range from hyperbaric treatment to methods used to cope with the disease and the future of research.
Ruth Parry has been suffering with MS since 2008, and is making the trip from her home in Cheshire to attend the conference: