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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 Social gatherings and networking

    Connecting with Others Living with MS (.pdf)

    Outlines resources available from the National MS Society that can help you connect with others who share similar life experiences with MS. Choose from one-on-one conversations, group/social settings or online resources for your peer connections.

  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Branford Support Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Branford, CT 06405See Map
  3. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Gait or Walking Problems (.pdf)

    Walking problems and how they can be addressed. (last updated May 2010)

  4. TELEPHONE Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance

    The Connecticut Chapter is committed to enhancing the quality of life for people with MS by helping members obtain needed items or services through our financial assistance program. The Financial Assistance Program offers guidance and support to help people with MS understand their options.

  5. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Vision Problems (.pdf)

    Current therapy for MS-related eye disorders. Discusses low-vision aids. (last updated November 2008)

  6. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Kids Get MS Too: A Handbook for Parents Whose Child or Teen has MS (.pdf)

    This handbook is a guide for parents with a child or teen with MS.

  7. ONLINE Work

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

    Identifies risk factors for falling and strategies to reduce those risks. (last updated May 2014)

  8. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    On The Move - Windsor

    Self-help group for individuals in their 20s and 30s with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Windsor, CT 06095See Map
  9. ONLINE Exercise

    An Introduction to MS for Fitness and Wellness Professionals

    Free online training course for fitness and wellness professionals, including aquatics instructors, yoga teachers, personal trainers, and others who want to learn more about MS. The course provides an overview of the disease and offers specific strategies for working with a diverse MS population. This online course has been approved by the American Council on Exercise for 0.4 continuing education credits.

  10. VIDEO Mobility & Accessibility

    Free From Falls Part 1 (video)

    Free From Falls is a comprehensive fall prevention program for people with multiple sclerosis. This DVD provides an introduction and overview of fall risk and prevention. The target audience is people with MS who are ambulatory (alone or with a cane, walking stick or crutch). Part one of a two-part series.

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