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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 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.

  2. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Gait or Walking Problems (.pdf)

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

  3. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Vision Problems (.pdf)

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

  4. 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.

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    We Connect

    Self-Help group for individuals with MS.

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

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

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

  7. 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!

  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. 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.

  10. 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.

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