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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 Social gatherings and networking

    Websites: MSWorld

    MSWorld provides support & educational information in living with multiple sclerosis. They offer chat, message boards, a resource center, a conference center, an arcade, and a Creative Center, along with social networking connections on Facebook & Twitter.

  2. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    Clinical Trials in MS

    Large Phase 3 trials in RR MS. Updated September 2013. Abbreviations Key: AAN – American Academy of Neurology. CIS – Clinically Isolated Syndrome.

  3. ONLINE Exercise

    Websites: Exercising with MS Series

    Seven-part series of videos from the Multiple Sclerosis Society UK, that are easy to follow along with at home.

  4. ONLINE Employment

    Focus on Employment (.pdf)

    Covers disclosure, Americans with Disabilities Act, fatigue & cognitive issues on the job, and telework options. (last updated August 2007)

  5. ONLINE Employment

    Should I Work (.pdf)

    General overview of the employment issues that might concern people newly diagnosed. (last updated January 2012)

  6. ONLINE Long-Term Care

    A Guide for Caregivers (.pdf)

    Practical issues faced by caregivers. Includes resource list. By Tanya Radford. (last updated December 2011)

  7. ONLINE Live Fully, Live Well

    Live Fully, Live Well

    Managing your health and wellness is an integral part of "living well" with MS. Live Fully, Live Well is a comprehensive wellness program from the National MS Society and Can Do MS, designed for people living with MS and their support partners. Live Fully, Live Well covers topics affecting the whole family living with MS in order to strengthen relationships, increase understanding and promote improved health and quality of life.

  8. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Mood, Cognition, and Memory

    This teleconference discusses the effects of MS on mood, cognitive function, and memory, and covers tools and methods for people with MS and their families/friends in managing these changes.

    (recorded: 13 Apr 2011; time/size: 46m8s/14.3MB)

  9. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Managing School-Related Issues: A Guide for Parents with a Child or Teen Living with MS (.pdf)

    This is a guide to help parents with a child or teen living with MS advocate for them at school or their learning environment.

  10. VIDEO Family and Relationships

    Timmy’s Journey to Understanding MS (DVD)

    Timmy’s Journey to Understanding MS is an animated cartoon that shares a little boy's adventure learning about MS. David Lander is the voice of Captain Kip S’myelin, Timmy’s guide on his journey. The cartoon is an excellent resource to talk with children about MS. Developed for children ages 5-12, but appropriate for all ages.

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