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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 Employment

    Focus on Employment (.pdf)

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

  2. Research and Clinical Trials

    How the National MS Society Makes Funding Decisions (Teleconference Recording)

    Original Air Date: March 22, 2011 Presenter: Dr. Patricia O'Looney Research in MS is progressing at a remarkable rate, with more potential therapies in the pipeline than at any other time in history. The National MS Society is a driving force of MS research. Learn how far we've come, where we're going, and what the Society is doing to move toward a world free of MS.

  3. ONLINE Employment

    Should I Work (.pdf)

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

  4. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Free from Falls

    This 8-week fall prevention program is designed for people living with MS who are ambulatory but who may be at risk for falling. Learn about fall risks, tips and strategies to reduce risk for falling, and exercises to enhance balance and safety. Each week’s 2-hour program will have two parts; a discussion component focused on awareness of issues related to falls and an exercise component directed to improving postural alignment, balance, endurance and mobility.

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Sonoma County: Windsor Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
    Windsor, CA 95492
  6. WEBCAST Research

    Promising MS Research - Recorded Webcast

    Promising MS Research to Repair, Protect and Restore the Nervous System. Moderator Kate Milliken and panelists Dr. Ben Barres, Dr. Jonah Chan, Dr. Timothy Coetzee and Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl. December 5, 2013

  7. Everyday Matters

    MS & Aging

    Original Air Date: December 6, 2012 Presenter: Dr. James Bowen, MD This teleconference discusses issues of aging and MS: general issues, how the aging process affects MS, and how MS affects aging.

  8. Legal

    What is Congress doing about MS? (Teleconference Recording)

    Original Air Date: August 9, 2011 Presenters: Ted Thompson, Dr. Lily Jung Henson, MD, MMM, FAAN This teleconference provides an update on the most pressing MS issues facing Congress. Issues include funding for MS research, adult day services for people with MS, and strategies to attract more neurologists to the field.

  9. TELEPHONE One-on-one Peer Support

    MSFriends

    The MSFriends program connects you with volunteers living with MS. The common bond of living with MS creates a unique connection. MSFriends volunteers complete a rigorous screening and training program and are focused on the needs of those who call for support.

  10. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    MS and Pregnancy (.pdf)

    Covers pregnancy, delivery, nursing, hormones, and questions about the disease-modifying drugs. (last updated May 2006)

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