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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. VIDEO Employment

    Career Crossroads: Employment and MS (DVD)

    Developed by employment and MS experts to help individuals living with MS remain in the workforce. The information is applicable to all people with disabilities or chronic health conditions.

  2. PRINT Community

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas For Wheelers And Slow Walkers (book)

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers is the first guidebook dedicated exclusively to wheelchair-accessible destinations, lodgings and recreational opportunities. Penned by Candy B. Harrington, the editor of Emerging Horizons, this new title focuses on the vacation planning needs of wheelchair-users and slow walkers.

  3. VIDEO Employment

    Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace (video)

    This video series is designed to provide tips to help you succeed in maintaining employment. Topics include: thinking proactively; the ADA; disclosure; managing fatigue & cognition; assistive technology. The companion toolkit provides information on resume writing, job searches, preparing for an interview, and government assistance programs. Closed captions are available by selecting the CC button on the toolbar that appears below the video in YouTube and selecting on.

  4. 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.

  5. ONLINE Work

    Staying Mobile

    Staying Mobile can be accomplished through effective symptom management, the use of mobility aids, automobile adaptations and the use of assistance animals.

  6. ONLINE Work

    Increasing Accessibility

    Increasing Accessibility often requires the adaptation of tools and devices at one’s home or work — and becoming an MS activist in the community.

  7. IN PERSON Legal

    Affordable Accessible Housing: A Guide for People with MS in Mid Florida

    The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is committed to helping families with MS evaluate their housing needs and better understand the range of housing options that are available to them, from home modifications to rental assistance to assisted living.

  8. IN PERSON Mobility & Accessibility

    Center for Independent Living Central Florida

    Disabilities can enter your life at any time…not just at birth. They affect people of all ages and backgrounds — including 166,000 Central Floridians. For them — and for others yet to come — the Center for Independent Living in Central Florida (CIL) is a trusted, dependable source for education, resources and training to empower people with disabilities and promote their full inclusion in society.

  9. IN PERSON Mobility & Accessibility

    Self Reliance

    Self Reliance, Inc. Center for Independent Living (CIL) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1978. Its mission is to promote independence through empowering persons with disabilities and improving the communities in which we live. Self Reliance is a cross disability agency providing services to both children and adults with disabilities (regardless of age and type of disability) to identify and overcome barriers to independence in their lives.

  10. IN PERSON Live Fully, Live Well

    Transportation Assistance

    The Mid Florida Chapter is committed to helping people with MS gain access to medical care and needed support. When transportation poses a barrier, the Chapter can provide limited transportation to MS-related medical appointments and Chapter activities. Referrals are also available for transportation vendors and local resources.

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