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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. 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.

  6. 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
  7. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    Symptomatic Treatment Trials

    This document outlines Symptomatic Treatment Trials.

  8. 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
  9. 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)

  10. ONLINE Support and Self Help Groups

    Online Groups

    Online groups bring people together on a regular basis for mutual support, education and camaraderie. MSconnection.org groups have different purposes and goals. Groups may focus on support, advocacy, education, or be more social in nature. Some groups also serve specific populations, such as young adults, carepartners, or people who are newly diagnosed.

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