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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 Support and Self Help Groups

    Self-Help Group: Northlake (New Group)

    Self-help group for individuals living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Mandeville, LA 70471See Map
  2. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Vision Problems (.pdf)

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

  3. ONLINE Financial Planning

    Third-Party Services: Financial Wellness Webinar Series

    The National Disability Institute hosts a regular webinar series on important financial wellness topics for persons with disabilities. Tune in to their website to view recordings of past episodes and stay tuned for future topics.

  4. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Self-Help Group: Baton Rouge

    Self-help group for individuals living with MS. For directions, please call 225-201-8888.

    Multiple Dates
    Baton Rouge, LA 70806See Map
  5. 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.

  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. ONLINE You CAN!

    Websites: Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Webinar Series

    Can Do MS offers a monthly webinar, taking place the second Tuesday of the month. Each session gives insight from MS experts representing different medical fields so participants can ask questions and learn more about managing their MS from the comfort of their home, free of charge. The one-hour call begins at 7pm CST.

  8. ONLINE Support and Self Help Groups

    Websites: Louisiana 2-1-1

    Access services for food, clothing, health care, shelter, housing, support groups, legal aid, and many more health and human service needs.

  9. 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.

  10. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: MS 101

    This teleconference is a comprehensive overview of multiple sclerosis, geared for the newly-diagnosed.

    (recorded: 11 May 2011; time/size: 39m30s/13.5MB)

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