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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. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Managing School-Related Issues: A Guide for Parents with a Child or Teen Living with MS (.pdf)

    This is a guide to help parents with a child or teen living with MS advocate for them at school or their learning environment.

  2. VIDEO Family and Relationships

    Timmy’s Journey to Understanding MS (DVD)

    Timmy’s Journey to Understanding MS is an animated cartoon that shares a little boy's adventure learning about MS. David Lander is the voice of Captain Kip S’myelin, Timmy’s guide on his journey. The cartoon is an excellent resource to talk with children about MS. Developed for children ages 5-12, but appropriate for all ages.

  3. IN PERSON Mobility & Accessibility

    Equipment Loan Closet

    Offers loans of durable medical equipment items, including wheelchairs, scooters, hospital beds, and Hoyer lifts.

  4. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Washington DC Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  5. IN PERSON Employment

    In-service trainings for vocational rehabilitation staff

    To strengthen relationship with state VR agencies, in-service opportunities available to educate vocational rehabiltation counselors on MS, employment concerns of people with MS and adult-onset and/or hidden disabilities, and services/resources available from the NMSS.

  6. 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.)

  7. IN PERSON Exercise

    Gentle Yoga (Silver Spring)

    Learn how to relax through a variety of yoga techniques. Detailed instructions and modifications for special conditions and injuries will be provided. Please be comfortable on the floor.

    Multiple Dates
  8. IN PERSON Exercise

    MS Thrivers Self-Help Group

    The mission of the MS Thrivers self-help group is to help attendees take an active role in the management of their disease. The group alternates between an online and in-person meeting format.

    Multiple Dates
    Wheaton, MD 20902See Map
  9. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Veterans with Multiple Sclerosis

    The National MS Society is collaborating with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs MS Centers of Excellence to support improved care and support services for veterans with multiple sclerosis and their families.

  10. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Springfield Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates


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