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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. TELEPHONE MS Education

    Spring Teleconference Series

    A series of teleconferences for people with MS and their families. Whether you just received a diagnosis of MS or have been living with it for a long time -- the goal of this series is to "link" you with information and tips on how to maintain your quality of life in the years ahead. Calls will take place from 7-8pm on various dates April - June.

    Multiple Dates
  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Moving Forward: Newly Diagnosed Networking Group - Spring 2014

    The chapter offers professionally-led Newly Diagnosed Groups several times a year in various locations. Groups meet once a week 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 Greenbelt, MD, on three Mondays - April 28, May 5 and 12.

    Multiple Dates
    Greenbelt, MD 20770See Map
  3. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Lunch and Learn: MS Symptom Management

    Join us at the Calvert Library in Prince Frederick for the National MS Society's Lunch & Learn: MS Symptom Management. Bring a guest and enjoy lunch while connecting with others affected by MS.

    Prince Frederick, MD 20678See Map
  4. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Men's Day- Telling It Like It Is: A Day for Men Living with MS

    The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, National Capital Chapter, invites you to join other men living with MS for a unique opportunity to explore issues related to being male and having MS. Learn about common MS symptoms of urinary and sexual dysfunction from board certified urologist Dr. Michael Phillips. Dr. Phillips is a clinical professor of urology at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences and is on staff with the GWU Medical Faculty Associates.

    North Bethesda, MD 20852See Map
  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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