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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. TELEPHONE Employment

    Employment Teleconference Series: Home-Based Employment: What You Need to Know

    Discussion of home-based emplolyment opportunities. Call, 800-344-4867, option 1

  2. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Keep S'myelin: A newsletter about MS for children

    Keep S’myelin is a colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring newsletter to help children and their parents talk and learn about MS together. Each issue is filled with stories, interviews, games, and activities that highlight a specific topic related to MS, as well as a special section just for parents.

  3. ONLINE One-on-one Peer Support

    One-on-One Peer Connections

    Through the Peer Connections program you can search for and connect with a peer support volunteer who has “been there” and can provide you with helpful tips, suggestions and emotional support for the challenges that MS throws at you. You can connect with your peer via one-on-one ongoing telephone or email conversations. Peer Connections volunteers have been through a rigorous screening and training process.

  4. 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)

  5. IN PERSON One-on-one Peer Support

    Friendly Faces Visiting Program

    Individuals living with MS in nursing homes can receive bi-weekly visits from a volunteer for 3 months.

  6. 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)

  7. ONLINE Long-Term Care

    A Guide for Caregivers (.pdf)

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

  8. Insurance

    PeachCare for Kids

    Information on PeachCare for Kids, a program which provides affordable insurance for Georgia's uninsured children

  9. Insurance

    Medicaid

    Information on the Medicaid program, which provides individuals with free/low-cost health insurance based on income guidelines

  10. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Less Common Symptoms (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features a discussion with Stephen Krieger, MD, who talks about less common symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

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