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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. 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.

  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    We Connect

    Self-Help group for individuals with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Springfield, MO 65807See Map
  3. ONLINE Work

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

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

  4. IN PERSON Family and Relationships

    Traveling Turkeys & Roving Rakes

    The Traveling Turkeys & Roving Rakes programs were developed by the Mid America Chapter to assist families with MS during National Caregivers Month (November). These programs match volunteers with individuals and families who could use a hand. Stay tuned for more details about our 2014 programs!

  5. ONLINE Exercise

    An Introduction to MS for Fitness and Wellness Professionals

    Free online training course for fitness and wellness professionals, including aquatics instructors, yoga teachers, personal trainers, and others who want to learn more about MS. The course provides an overview of the disease and offers specific strategies for working with a diverse MS population. This online course has been approved by the American Council on Exercise for 0.4 continuing education credits.

  6. IN PERSON Family and Relationships

    Couples Retreat

    Having a successful relationship is hard work even in the best of times. MS can make it even more challenging. The National MS Society is proud to offer this program specifically designed to help couples negotiate and manage the uncertainty of living with MS.

  7. VIDEO Mobility & Accessibility

    Free From Falls Part 1 (video)

    Free From Falls is a comprehensive fall prevention program for people with multiple sclerosis. This DVD provides an introduction and overview of fall risk and prevention. The target audience is people with MS who are ambulatory (alone or with a cane, walking stick or crutch). Part one of a two-part series.

  8. ONLINE MS Education

    Lending Library

    The Midwest Regional Lending Library provides free access to accurate, current, and comprehensive information to people with MS, those who care for them, and health professionals through the Midwest Regional Lending Library. Books, DVDs, and CDs are available on a variety of topics including symptom management, emotional health, exercise, family support, disease information, and more.

  9. ONLINE MS Education

    Hoja bilingüe de información sobre la esclerosis múltiple: Multiple Sclerosis Bilingual Fact Sheet (.pdf)

    Información sobre la esclerosis múltiple en inglés y español.

  10. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Stress and Symptoms of MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about multiple-sclerosis related symptoms that may have been caused by stress.

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