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The Society offers many programs and services to help people affected by MS live their best lives. Find resources in your area to learn, connect, and get support.

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  1. VIDEO Employment

    Career Crossroads: Employment and MS (DVD)

    Developed by employment and MS experts to help individuals living with MS remain in the workforce. The information is applicable to all people with disabilities or chronic health conditions.

  2. PRINT Community

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas For Wheelers And Slow Walkers (book)

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers is the first guidebook dedicated exclusively to wheelchair-accessible destinations, lodgings and recreational opportunities. Penned by Candy B. Harrington, the editor of Emerging Horizons, this new title focuses on the vacation planning needs of wheelchair-users and slow walkers.

  3. VIDEO Employment

    Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace (video)

    This video series is designed to provide tips to help you succeed in maintaining employment. Topics include: thinking proactively; the ADA; disclosure; managing fatigue & cognition; assistive technology. The resource guide provides information on resume writing, job searches, preparing for an interview, and government assistance programs. Closed captions are available by selecting the CC button on the toolbar that appears below the video in YouTube and selecting on.

  4. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Veterans with Multiple Sclerosis

    The National MS Society is collaborating with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs MS Centers of Excellence to support improved care and support services for veterans with multiple sclerosis and their families.

  5. ONLINE Work

    Staying Mobile

    Staying Mobile can be accomplished through effective symptom management, the use of mobility aids, automobile adaptations and the use of assistance animals.

  6. ONLINE Work

    Increasing Accessibility

    Increasing Accessibility often requires the adaptation of tools and devices at one’s home or work — and becoming an MS activist in the community.

  7. ONLINE Home

    Teleconference Series: Assistive Technology A-to-Z

    This teleconference covers technology available today for the workplace and home and the myriad devices which promote accessibility and freedom for people living with MS.

    (recorded: 12 Jan 2011; time/size: 45m23s/11.5MB)

  8. ONLINE Home

    Teleconference Series: Accessible Design: Modifying Your Home

    This teleconference features two speakers with extensive experience in designing homes and structures with accessibility in mind, covering the process of redesigning your home to maximize mobility and freedom about the house.

    (recorded: 8 Dec 2009; time/size: 1h11m45s/17.2MB)

  9. ONLINE Vehicles

    Teleconference Series: Accessible Travel: Travel Planning

    This teleconference features speaker Howard McCoy, president & CEO of Accessible Journey, a company devoted to providing accessibility solutions, and how to improve the traveling experience for persons utilizing mobility hardware.

    (recorded: 10 Nov 2009; time/size: 1h13m50s/19.4MB)

  10. ONLINE Home

    Websites: Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

    Our allies in the fight against MS, the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America's program application process for assistive equipment, including cooling products, is easy to navigate.

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