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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 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
  5. TELEPHONE Legal

    Tips for People with MS and Their Partners – Planning for the Future

    This telelearning session will provide helpful information – including legal and financial considerations – for carepartners and people living with MS.

  6. TELEPHONE Legal

    Tips for People with MS and Their Partners – Planning for the Future

    This telelearning session will provide helpful information – including legal and financial considerations – for carepartners and people living with MS.

  7. TELEPHONE Research

    MS Research - Your Questions Answered

    Explore current work being done by the Progressive MS Alliance Initiative and the Wellness Work Group with Bruce Bebo, Associate Vice President of Research, National MS Society and Doug Landsman, Senior Director of International Research Programs, National MS Society.

  8. TELEPHONE Research

    MS Research - Your Questions Answered

    Explore current work being done by the Progressive MS Alliance Initiative and the Wellness Work Group with Bruce Bebo, Executive Vice President of Research, National MS Society and Doug Landsman, Senior Director of International Research Programs, National MS Society.

  9. TELEPHONE Legal

    MS and Employment - Legal Basics: Know Your Rights

    Learn about your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) including disclosure. Job Accommodation Network Principal Consultant, Linda Batiste and Client Assistance Program attorney Jamie Ray-Leonetti will discuss practical ways to be proactive in your work situation and what to do if things do not go as planned. Also, hear from an individual with MS about their experience utilizing their rights in the workplace.

  10. TELEPHONE Employment

    MS and Employment - Managing Cognitive Symptoms and Fatigue in the Workplace

    Cognitive dysfunction and fatigue are two of the most common symptoms impacting people with MS in the workplace. They can pose significant challenges to maintaining employment. Neuropsychologist, Dr. Cynthia Sullivan, and occupational therapist, Tracy Carrasco, will discuss how these symptoms may present themselves and will share practical ways to manage them on the job.

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