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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 Insurance

    Covered California

    Covered California is a new, easy-to-use marketplace where you and your family may get financial assistance to make coverage more affordable and where you will be able to compare and choose health coverage that best fits your needs and budget.

  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 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.

  4. 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.

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Alameda County: Mt. Diablo Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS. Please call leader for location, dates/time and more information.

    Multiple Dates
    Concord, CA 94521
  6. 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.

  7. ONLINE Mobility & Accessibility

    Pacific Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center

    Pacific Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (DBTAC) provides information, problem solving assistance and referrals for implementing the ADA and Accessible Electronic and Information Technology (E&IT).

  8. Treating MS

    Breakthrough Treatment Options (Teleconference Recording)

    Original Air Date: September 23, 2010 Presenters: Pavle Repovic, MD, PhD and Shana Johnson, MD This teleconference covered an array of new and emerging treatment options available to people with MS.

  9. Legal

    Reasonable Accommodations and Disability Disclosure: The Basics

    Original Air Date: August 1, 2012 Presenter: Jan Garrett You may have found yourself asking questions such as, "If and when is it time to disclose your need for accommodations? Who do you disclose to? What accommodations can you ask for that will help support your continued employment?" Jan will touch on the basic rights that are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

  10. Everyday Matters

    My Body & MS - Keep Moving Forward!

    Original Air Date: April 7, 2011 Presenter: Craig Smith, PT Craig discusses five important areas to focus on to help those with MS keep moving.

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