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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. WEBCAST Research

    Promising MS Research - Recorded Webcast

    Promising MS Research to Repair, Protect and Restore the Nervous System. Moderator Kate Milliken and panelists Dr. Ben Barres, Dr. Jonah Chan, Dr. Timothy Coetzee and Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl. December 5, 2013

  2. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    MS 101

    The MS 101 workshop provides information about MS and teaches strategies to successfully manage MS and ways to cope with the emotional and physical aspects of the disease. This program is offered quarterly. It is most beneficial for individuals diagnosed with MS within the past two years. Family members and friends are welcome. No children are permitted.

    Multiple Dates
    Louisville, KY
  3. 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

  4. TELEPHONE One-on-one Peer Support

    MSFriends

    The MSFriends program connects you with volunteers living with MS. The common bond of living with MS creates a unique connection. MSFriends volunteers complete a rigorous screening and training program and are focused on the needs of those who call for support.

  5. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    MS and Pregnancy (.pdf)

    Covers pregnancy, delivery, nursing, hormones, and questions about the disease-modifying drugs. (last updated May 2006)

  6. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Bladder Dysfunction (video)

    This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses diagnosing bladder problems associated with multiple sclerosis and strategies for managing the symptoms.

  7. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Guidelines for the Outside Meeting Support Program (.pdf)

    This document provides guidelines for the National MS Society's support of meetings, workshops and conferences.

  8. Insurance

    Statewide Medicare and Medicaid Contact Information

    Obtaining accurate information about MS can be challenging. For this reason, the chapter has a wide array of information available for persons with MS, their families and friends, health care professionals, students and the general public. Information topics range from identifying symptoms to diagnosis, treatment and research. There is no charge for this information.

  9. IN PERSON Employment

    Vocational Rehab

    The first step in making positive changes is looking at your current financial situation. You can meet with a Certified Financial Counselor in a free, initial counseling session that sets the foundation for identifying what you want to accomplish, including solutions to credit and debt concerns. Apprisen can help assess your financial strengths and weaknesses, and provide you with clearly-defined action steps to improve your personal financial situation. During a confidential, one-on-one counse

  10. ONLINE Adaptive Equipment

    How to Choose the Mobility Device that is Right for You (.pdf)

    Understand the full range of tools available to stay functionally mobile, comfortable and safe. Offers full-color photos of devices ranging from the simplest cane to the most complex power chair, guidance on how to determine if and when a device might be appropriate, and important safety tips. Introduces readers to assistive technology professionals and outlines the steps involved in a comprehensive evaluation for a wheeled mobility device. (New August 2013)

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