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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 Treating MS

    Shift in Doctor <-> Patient Relationship (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Excerpt from 2013 North American Education Program.

  2. ONLINE Social gatherings and networking

    Connecting with Others Living with MS (.pdf)

    Outlines resources available from the National MS Society that can help you connect with others who share similar life experiences with MS. Choose from one-on-one conversations, group/social settings or online resources for your peer connections.

  3. ONLINE Home

    Affordable Accessible Housing

    This guide is a practical tool to help families living 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.

  4. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Gait or Walking Problems (.pdf)

    Walking problems and how they can be addressed. (last updated May 2010)

  5. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Vision Problems (.pdf)

    Current therapy for MS-related eye disorders. Discusses low-vision aids. (last updated November 2008)

  6. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Kids Get MS Too: A Handbook for Parents Whose Child or Teen has MS (.pdf)

    This handbook is a guide for parents with a child or teen with MS.

  7. ONLINE Work

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

    Identifies risk factors for falling and strategies to reduce those risks. (last updated May 2014)

  8. VIDEO Treating MS

    What You Need To Know About Tecfidera® (video)

    What is Tecfidera® (dimethyl fumarate), formerly known as BG-12? Clinical trial findings; Potential side effects. Featuring: Bruce Cohen, MD and Gabriel Pardo, MD. Part one of one: 12 minutes

  9. TELEPHONE Financial Assistance

    Loan Closet

    We partner with different Medical supply companies throughout the counties to accept donations and provide equipment to MS clients such as power wheelchairs and scooters.

  10. IN PERSON Research

    Research Program East Coast

    Educational program for individuals living with MS and their caregiver

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