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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 Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance Program

    Living with a chronic illness can be very expensive. People often find they are unable to obtain needed items that can enhance their quality of life and help them achieve their highest level of independence. The Society offers a financial assistance program to people living with MS who are in financial need.

  2. 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)

  3. ONLINE Support and Self Help Groups

    Online Groups

    Online groups bring people together on a regular basis for mutual support, education and camaraderie. groups have different purposes and goals. Groups may focus on support, advocacy, education, or be more social in nature. Some groups also serve specific populations, such as young adults, carepartners, or people who are newly diagnosed.

  4. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Vision (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses the types of vision problems associated with multiple sclerosis and strategies for managing the symptoms

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Calumet City / Northwest Indiana Self Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Calumet, IL 60409See Map
  6. ONLINE Mobility & Accessibility

    Travel Resources

    There are websites available to help users search for accessible hotels by city, price, and level of accessibility, and book a room online.

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Bloomington Self Help Group (Bobby's Steakhouse)

    Self-help group for individuals with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Bloomington, IN 47404See Map
  8. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Be a Kid at Heart Annual Social Program

    Join us again this year for our annual afternoon of food, fun and fellowship with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Indiana State Chapter at Dave and Buster’s.

    Indianapolis, IN 46250See Map
  9. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    Clinical Trials in MS

    Large Phase 3 trials in RR MS. Updated September 2013. Abbreviations Key: AAN – American Academy of Neurology. CIS – Clinically Isolated Syndrome.

  10. ONLINE Employment

    Focus on Employment (.pdf)

    Covers disclosure, Americans with Disabilities Act, fatigue & cognitive issues on the job, and telework options. (last updated August 2007)