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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. IN PERSON Employment

    Operation Job Match

    Operation Job Match (OJM) is the chapter’s employment initiative serving people who live with MS as well as people who live with other adult-onset physical disabilities. The objective of OJM is to enable people with disabilities to make career decisions based on accurate information. We can help you make decisions about returning to the workforce, retaining your current employment, or moving on to another job or career.

  2. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Less Common Symptoms (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features a discussion with Stephen Krieger, MD, who talks about less common symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

  3. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Pain (video)

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

  4. VIDEO Clinical Trials

    Clinical Trials: Solving One Piece of the MS Puzzle Part 1 (video)

    This video features part one of a series that discusses research efforts for multiple sclerosis and clinical trials.

  5. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Family Matters

    MS happens to families, not just to individuals. You probably have many questions about MS – what will happen to my family member with MS, how can we plan, how do we manage the unpredictability of the disease? The National MS Society is here to help you navigate the challenges of living MS with a personalized response to your unique needs.

  6. VIDEO Employment

    Career Crossroads

    This video program focuses on the legal rights of employees with MS and examines ways to mitigate the effects of MS on work performance. A self-study companion workbook is also available.

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Vienna Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS, family and friends.

    Multiple Dates
  8. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance - Emergency Financial Assistance

    Offers limited one-time assistance to help with life necessities, including rent or mortgage, utilities, or phone bill. Applicant must demonstrate that financial need is short-term and caused by MS (such as loss of wages or high out-of-pocket medical expenses).

  9. ONLINE Legal

    ADA and People with MS (.pdf)

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Protection for people with multiple sclerosis. (last updated in August 2012)

  10. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Prince George's County Self-Help Group

    This is an active African American self-help group for people with MS, family and friends. The group is open to everyone, but most participants have progressive MS.

    Multiple Dates

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