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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.

  1. TELEPHONE Employment

    Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace

    Join us for Employment Matters, a 5-week web training and tele-discussion series. As a complex and unpredictable disease, MS can have varying effects on a person's ability to work. Trying to manage MS on the job can be challenging for many. Join us for an open discussion where other members can ask questions and share what has worked for them. Each group will start with a web-based video presentation on the topic. This program is only for individuals with MS who are currently employed.

    Multiple Dates
  2. IN PERSON MS Education

    Women's Research Seminar: Women Matter(s) in MS

    A program for women living with MS. The program will include a continental breakfast and a presentation by Dr. Irene Cortese, Chief, Neuroimmunology Clinic of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

    Falls Church, VA 22043See Map
  3. IN PERSON Long-Term Care

    Legal Day

    Receive free 30-minute legal consultations from volunteer attorneys specializing in various aspects of disability law - disability benefits including Social Security and private disability, estate planning, employment law, and domestic/family law.

    Washington, DC 20036See Map
  4. IN PERSON Health & Wellness

    Free From Falls Workshop

    Join us for Free From Falls, a one-day fall prevention workshop designed specifically for people with MS who are able to walk, but may be at risk for falling. This workshop will be facilitated by Jessica To-Alemanji, PT, DPT, a physical therapist and owner of Body Kinetic Rehab, LLC with more than 10 years' experience working with individuals with MS.

    Woodbridge, VA 22191See Map
  5. IN PERSON Social and Emotional support

    Relationship Matters

    Relationship Matters is a free workshop for couples living with the challenges of MS. This dynamic program will help you learn how to: Break patterns that prevent effective communication; Apply successful problem solving techniques; work as a team to manager MS and your relationship

    Bethesda, MD 20814See Map
  6. VIDEO Work

    MS in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers (video)

    This video is a resource for employers, featuring discussions about multiple sclerosis in the workplace.

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Facing the Challenge: MS in Your 20s

    Share with other 20-somethings who live with MS in this professionally led group. Topics may include dating and relationships, employment, and treatment tips.

    Multiple Dates
  8. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    Symptomatic Treatment Trials

    This document outlines Symptomatic Treatment Trials.

  9. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Family Fun Days

    Recreational and social programs for families affected by MS, offered several times per year.

    Multiple Dates
  10. 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)


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