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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. IN PERSON Financial Planning

    Society Services: PlanningWise Program for Financial, Career, and Life Planning

    PlanningWise is a one-on-one dynamic career, financial, and life planning program from the National MS Society that helps people living with MS evaluate and plan their career path and financial future.

  2. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Invisible Symptoms in MS Part 2 (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part two of a two-part discussion with Rosalind Kalb, PhD, who talks about invisible symptoms in multiple sclerosis.

  3. ONLINE Social and Emotional support

    Caring for Loved Ones with Advanced MS - A Guide for Families (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed for families who are caring for a person with advanced Multiple Sclerosis.

  4. IN PERSON Recreation

    Camps: Champ Camp

    Champ Camp is a 3-day, 2-night camp for children diagnosed with MS and their families.

    Multiple Dates
    Burton , TX 77835See Map
  5. IN PERSON Insurance

    Teleconference Series: Ask the Attorney: Social Security (2 Parts)

    Lawyer Victor Makris, with his 32 years' experience in litigating matters of Social Security, answers questions about the Social Security Disability and Retirement programs.

    (recorded: 19 Dec 2009; time/size: 1h19m16s/24.5MB)

    Part 2 of recording: Download (recorded 19 Dec 2009; time/size: 14m58s/6.4MB)

  6. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Controlling Spasticity (.pdf)

    Managing this common, sometimes disabling, MS symptom—roles of self-help, medications, physical therapists, nurses, and physicians. (last updated May 2014)

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Self-Help Group: Alexandria

    Self-help group for individuals living with MS. Please call Anna Moss at 504-322-3781 before attending group to ensure meeting is being held.

    Multiple Dates
    Alexandria, LA 71301See Map
  8. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Self-Help Group: Shreveport

    Self-help group for individuals living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    ShrevePort, LA 71103See Map
  9. VIDEO Employment

    Career Crossroads: Employment and MS (DVD)

    Developed by employment and MS experts to help individuals living with MS remain in the workforce. The information is applicable to all people with disabilities or chronic health conditions.

  10. ONLINE Social gatherings and networking

    Websites: MSWorld

    MSWorld provides support & educational information in living with multiple sclerosis. They offer chat, message boards, a resource center, a conference center, an arcade, and a Creative Center, along with social networking connections on Facebook & Twitter.

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