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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 Support and Self Help Groups

    Fauquier Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
  2. ONLINE Employment

    Should I Work (.pdf)

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

  3. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Accessible Affordable Housing Guides - DC

    These guides will help you evaluate housing needs and better understand the range of housing options available, from home modifications to rental assistance to assisted living.

  4. IN PERSON Exercise

    Balance and Beyond (Falls Church)

    This class will help you enhance mobility, strength and flexibility. Advanced techniques from the FallProof fall prevention program are incorporated to challenge and improve overall wellness.

    Multiple Dates
  5. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Keep S'myelin: A newsletter about MS for children

    Keep S’myelin is a colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring newsletter to help children and their parents talk and learn about MS together. Each issue is filled with stories, interviews, games, and activities that highlight a specific topic related to MS, as well as a special section just for parents.

  6. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Well Spouse Association Group for Caregivers (Burke)

    Self-help group providing support and eduation for spousal caregivers.

    Multiple Dates
  7. ONLINE One-on-one Peer Support

    One-on-One Peer Connections

    Through the Peer Connections program you can search for and connect with a peer support volunteer who has “been there” and can provide you with helpful tips, suggestions and emotional support for the challenges that MS throws at you. You can connect with your peer via one-on-one ongoing telephone or email conversations. Peer Connections volunteers have been through a rigorous screening and training process.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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