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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 Adaptive Equipment

    How to Choose the Mobility Device that is Right for You (.pdf)

    Understand the full range of tools available to stay functionally mobile, comfortable and safe. Offers full-color photos of devices ranging from the simplest cane to the most complex power chair, guidance on how to determine if and when a device might be appropriate, and important safety tips. Introduces readers to assistive technology professionals and outlines the steps involved in a comprehensive evaluation for a wheeled mobility device. (New August 2013)

  2. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Vitamins, Minerals, and Herbs in MS: An Introduction (.pdf)

    Practical guide to diet supplements for people with MS. Outlines what is and is not known, with references for further study. By Allen Bowling, MD, PhD, and Thomas Stewart, PA-C, MS, JD. (last updated August 2011)

  3. ONLINE MS Education

    "MS in the Family" recorded teleconference

    Improving or maintaining family function is important to helping you, your partner and your children adapt to life with MS. When one member of a family has MS, it's important that the entire family learn how to live with it. In this teleconference you'll learn the tools to maintain stability in your family and communicate freely and effectively about MS.

  4. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Fatigue: What You Should Know (.pdf)

    MS fatigue can be reduced with treatments and self-help. (last updated January 2012)

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Las Vegas Westside Stories

    Self-help group for individuals with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  6. ONLINE Treating MS

    "Current & Future Drugs for MS" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: March 1, 2012

  7. IN PERSON Work

    Equipment Exchange

    The Southern California & Nevada Chapter hosts the Equipment Exchange web page where people can post equipment to sell and buyers can find equipment they need.

  8. ONLINE MS Education

    "Energy Management: Fatigue & MS" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: March 8, 2011 Presenter: Maureen "Mo" Johnson, MS, OT/L Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of MS, occuring in about 80% of people. It can interfere with your ability to function at home and at work. Yes, fatigue is a difficult symptom to treat, but you CAN manage your fatigue!

  9. VIDEO Work

    MS in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers (video)

    This video features is a resource for employers, featuring discussions about multiple sclerosis in the workplace.

  10. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    "Building a Community of Support" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: December 1, 2011

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