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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: Baton Rouge

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

    Multiple Dates
    Baton Rouge, LA 70806See Map
  2. 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.

  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. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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)

  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. IN PERSON Recreation

    Camps: Camp Can Do

    Camp Can Do is a 3-day camp for people living with MS who require assistance with everyday living.

    Multiple Dates
    Burton, TX 77835See Map
  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. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Mood, Cognition, and Memory

    This teleconference discusses the effects of MS on mood, cognitive function, and memory, and covers tools and methods for people with MS and their families/friends in managing these changes.

    (recorded: 13 Apr 2011; time/size: 46m8s/14.3MB)

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