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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. ONLINE Work

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

    Identifies risk factors for falling and strategies to reduce those risks. (last updated May 2014)

  2. ONLINE Home

    At Home with MS—Adapting Your Environment (.pdf)

    Modify a house or apartment to save energy, compensate for reduced vision or mobility, and live comfortably when MS is severe. Many do-it-yourself changes. By Jane E. Harmon, OTR. (last updated December 2011)

  3. ONLINE Home

    Hiring Help at Home (.pdf)

    Checklists and worksheets for people who need help at home. Forms for a needs assessment, job description, and employment contract. (last updated 2005)

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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)

  7. 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)

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    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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