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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. TELEPHONE Employment

    MS and Employment -The Essential Guide to Flexible and Home-Based Jobs

    What are the latest trends in the work-from-home and flexible job market? Brie Reynolds from Flexjobs.com, will walk participants through the trends, top career fields and most common jobs available, who's hiring, and how to find these flexible opportunities. Learn how to avoid common job scams and tips for successful job applications.

  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Yuba County: Yuba City Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
    Yuba City, CA 95991
  3. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Alameda County: Oakland African-Americans Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
    Oakland, CA 94611
  4. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Acupuncture and MS: The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    An exploration of what is known and not known about this complementary therapy by Alan Bowling, MD, PhD and Tom Stewart. (last updated 2004)

  5. ONLINE Support and Self Help Groups

    Online Groups

    Online groups bring people together on a regular basis for mutual support, education and camaraderie. MSconnection.org groups have different purposes and goals. Groups may focus on support, advocacy, education, or be more social in nature. Some groups also serve specific populations, such as young adults, carepartners, or people who are newly diagnosed.

  6. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Vision (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses the types of vision problems associated with multiple sclerosis and strategies for managing the symptoms

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Santa Clara County: San Jose Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
    San Jose, CA 95119
  8. MS Education

    MS in the Family

    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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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)

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