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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

    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.

  2. IN PERSON Health & Wellness

    Lending Library

    A collection of books, audiotapes, DVDs, and pamphlets for distribution by mail. Information is available on multiple sclerosis symptoms, treatments, research, life skills, and mental health.

  3. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Algonquin Support Group

    Community support group for individuals living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    IL 60156
  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 Support and Self Help Groups

    Chicago: Near North Side (RIC) Support Group

    Community support group for individuals living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    IL 60611
  6. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Tri-County Pizza Party

    The Greater Illinois Chapter and the Knights of Columbus invite you to attend our free, annual Tri-County Pizza Party in Morton, IL.

  7. 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)

  8. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    La Grange Park Support Group

    Community support group for individuals living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    IL 60526
  9. ONLINE Long-Term Care

    A Guide for Caregivers (.pdf)

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

  10. IN PERSON Long-Term Care

    Providing Quality Care Workshop

    Workshop for Nursing Home Staff

    Multiple Dates

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