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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. IN PERSON Employment

    Teleconference Series: MS -- It Doesn’t Have to End Your Career

    This teleconference covers the impact of multiple sclerosis on employment and careers. It specifically addresses career planning to stay in the workforce as long as possible, including preparing resumes and for interviews; re-entering the workforce after an extended absence; and for accommodations in the work environment.

    (time/size: 52m29s/60MB)

  2. VIDEO Family and Relationships

    MS & Pregnancy: Kara's Story Part 1 (video)

    This video features part one of a discussion about pregnancy and multiple sclerosis.

  3. IN PERSON Insurance

    Teleconference Series: Navigating the Social Security Disability Insurance Process

    This teleconference discusses the Social Security Disability Insurance process, from tips for the initial application, the review process, and finally application approval or appealing denied applications.

    (recorded 13 Sep 2010; time/size: 44m55s/11.6MB)

  4. ONLINE Financial Planning

    Adapting: Financial Planning for a Life with MS (.pdf)

    Addresses financial organization, planning, insurance options, employment concerns, and benefit issues important to people with MS and their families; provides information for the future and to meet financial challenges that often accompany life with MS. 72-pages. (This guide is a collaboration of the National Endowment for Financial Education, the National MS Society, and Paralyzed Veterans of America.)*published prior to the enactment of the ACA.

  5. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Pain and MS

    Pain as a symptom of MS, including its causes and management.

    Download the accompanying PDF Slideshow.

    After viewing, we invite you to complete a short survey: Survey

    (recorded: 6 Sep 2012; time/size: 1h2m55s/28.8MB)

  6. 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.

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Self-Help Group: Van Buren (River Valley)

    Self-help group for individuals living with MS.

    Van Buren, AR 72956See Map
  8. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Invisible Symptoms in MS Part 1 (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part one of a two-part discussion with Rosalind Kalb, PhD, who talks about invisible symptoms in multiple sclerosis.

  9. VIDEO Emotional Health

    Mood Changes and MS, Part 3: Diagnosing and Treating Depression (video)

    This video features a discussion on diagnosing and treating depression in people with multiple sclerosis.

  10. 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 companion toolkit 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.

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