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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. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    MS Memory Clinic

    MS Memory Clinic is a free series of workshops sponsored by the University of South Florida to help people living with MS improve memory and cognitive function.

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  2. TELEPHONE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Southeast Region Teleconference: Alternative Therapies in MS

    Teleconferences are designed for people to listen and learn about MS-related topics from home. Alternative therapies are difficult to define and can include anything from drugs and diet to food supplements, mental exercises and lifestyle changes. This teleconference will help identify and discuss alternative options.

  3. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Day of Discovery

    Day of Discovery is a day for people with MS and their families and caregivers to discover new information about MS, learn about resources and products available in their community and enjoy a fun day together at SeaWorld. The next Day of Discovery will take place on December 6, 2014. Registration will open on November 3.

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  4. Treating MS

    MS Step UP

    MS Step UP is a partnership between the Mid Florida Chapter at the University of South Florida School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences. This program provides a scholarship and training for physical therapy students who will specialize in treating people with MS.

  5. IN PERSON Live Fully, Live Well

    Care Management

    Care management services assist people with MS in maintaining their independence as long as possible.

  6. TELEPHONE Emotional Health

    Newly Diagnosed Outreach

    Newly diagnosed outreach involves staff or trained volunteers making contact with people who have recently been diagnosed with MS to share information about the disease and ways to engage with the Society.

  7. 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.

  8. 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)

  9. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Beginning Rehab for MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about how to begin rehabilitation for multiple sclerosis.

  10. ONLINE Social and Emotional support

    Caring for Loved Ones with Advanced MS - A Guide for Families (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed for families who are caring for a person with advanced Multiple Sclerosis.