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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. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Family Matters

    MS happens to families, not just to individuals. You probably have many questions about MS – what will happen to my family member with MS, how can we plan, how do we manage the unpredictability of the disease? The National MS Society is here to help you navigate the challenges of living MS with a personalized response to your unique needs.

  2. VIDEO Employment

    Career Crossroads

    This video program focuses on the legal rights of employees with MS and examines ways to mitigate the effects of MS on work performance. A self-study companion workbook is also available.

  3. ONLINE Legal

    ADA and People with MS (.pdf)

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Protection for people with multiple sclerosis. (last updated in August 2012)

  4. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Someone You Know has MS: A Book for Families (.pdf)

    For children, 5-12. A story about Michael and his family explains MS and explores children’s fears and concerns. Adapted by Martha King from original material by Cyrisse Jaffee, Debra Frankel, Barbara LaRoche, and Patricia Dick. (last updated February 2012)

  5. ONLINE Long-Term Care

    A Guide for Caregivers (.pdf)

    Practical issues faced by caregivers. Includes resource list. By Tanya Radford. (last updated December 2011)

  6. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Equipment Loan Closet

    If you have MS and need medical equipment or bathroom safety items that are not adequately covered by insurance, the Chapter may be able to help. We offer items available for loan from our loan closet; financial assistance for repairs; new purchases and modifications to your home or vehicle; and referrals to durable medical equipment vendors.

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Osceola County "Osceola A.N.T.S." Self-Help Group

    Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

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  8. ONLINE Live Fully, Live Well

    Live Fully, Live Well

    Managing your health and wellness is an integral part of "living well" with MS. Live Fully, Live Well is a comprehensive wellness program from the National MS Society and Can Do MS, designed for people living with MS and their support partners. Live Fully, Live Well covers topics affecting the whole family living with MS in order to strengthen relationships, increase understanding and promote improved health and quality of life.

  9. 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.

  10. ONLINE Programs and Services

    Southeast Region Lending Library

    In support of our mission, we provide free access to accurate, current, and comprehensive information to people with MS, family members, caregivers and health professionals through the South East Regional Lending Library. Books, DVDs, and CDs are available on a variety of topics including symptom management, emotional health, exercise, family support, disease information, and more.

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