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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 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
  2. IN PERSON Health & Wellness

    Free From Falls - A multi-week fall prevention program (& research study)

    Do you sometimes feel unstable on your feet? Do you often use a wall or furniture to help you balance when you walk? Have you had an unexpected fall? Join us for Free From Falls, a multi-week fall prevention designed specifically for people with MS who are able to walk, but may be at risk for falling.

    Multiple Dates
    Washington, DC See Map
  3. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Moving Forward: Newly Diagnosed Networking Group - Fall 2014

    The chapter offers professionally-led Newly Diagnosed Groups several times a year in various locations. Groups meet for three sessions. Individuals who have been diagnosed with MS in the past two years and their adult family members and friends are welcome. The next group will meet in Falls Church, VA, on three Mondays - October 20, 27, and November 10, 2014.

    Multiple Dates
    Falls Church, VA 22042See Map
  4. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Women's Day

    Women's Day is an annual program specifically for women living with MS. Attendees have the opportunity to network and share experiences, common dilemmas, and positive solutions.

    Multiple Dates
  5. IN PERSON Family and Relationships

    Family home visits

    MS happens to families, not just to individuals. When a person is diagnosed with MS, there is immediate impact on all who love them. Chapter social workers and counselors are available to facilitate family meetings at your home and provide age-appropriate information to all family members.

  6. IN PERSON MS Education

    In-service trainings at home care agencies

    Education programs for professionals providing in-home care, offered by National MS Society staff.

  7. IN PERSON MS Education

    In-service trainings for rehabilitation professionals (occupational therapists, physical therapists, aides and assistants)

    Education programs for professionals providing physical and occupational therapy rehabilitation, offered by National MS Society staff.

  8. IN PERSON MS Education

    School meetings for children with MS

    Educational meetings for school staff where a child or teen diagnosed with MS attends.

  9. ONLINE Everyday Matters

    Everyday Matters

    Everyone has their own idea of their best life. For people living with multiple sclerosis, the idea of that “best life” can change due to the challenges of having a chronic, unpredictable and lifelong disease. The National MS Society’s Everyday Matters, supported by Genzyme, a Sanofi company, was an interactive national project that uncovered stories of real people facing the everyday challenges that MS can bring on the path to one’s best life.

  10. ONLINE Knowledge is Power

    Knowledge Is Power

    Knowledge Is Power is a free, in-home educational series for people newly diagnosed with MS and their families. This comprehensive program provides up-to-date facts about many aspects of MS. (Available in Spanish.)

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