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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 Work

    Increasing Accessibility

    Increasing Accessibility often requires the adaptation of tools and devices at one’s home or work — and becoming an MS activist in the community.

  2. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance Programs

    This nationwide program is comprised of a range of initiatives that support independence, safety, health and quality of life for people living with MS. This program offers guidance and resources to help contain the financial impact of MS.

  3. TELEPHONE Support and Self Help Groups

    Third-Party Services: MSFriends

    This resource offers a telephone-based peer support helpline, staffed with people who know first-hand what it is like to live with MS. The helpline is available daily from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Central time.

  4. IN PERSON Vehicles

    Teleconference Series: Accessible Travel: Travel Planning

    This teleconference features speaker Howard McCoy, president & CEO of Accessible Journey, a company devoted to providing accessibility solutions, and how to improve the traveling experience for persons utilizing mobility hardware.

    (recorded: 10 Nov 2009; time/size: 1h13m50s/19.4MB)

  5. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Less Common Symptoms (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features a discussion with Stephen Krieger, MD, who talks about less common symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

  6. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Pain (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses pain associated with multiple sclerosis, the types of pain, and options for managing it.

  7. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Managing Transitions

    This teleconference discusses the ways MS may affect quality of life, such as through new symptoms, employment issues, alteration of family dynamics, and other daily challenges, and what Society resources are available to help cope with and manage these changes.

    (recorded: 8 Jun 2011; time/size: 1h2m43s/13MB)

  8. VIDEO Clinical Trials

    Clinical Trials: Solving One Piece of the MS Puzzle Part 1 (video)

    This video features part one of a series that discusses research efforts for multiple sclerosis and clinical trials.

  9. IN PERSON Employment

    Society Services: Career Coaching

    Work one-on-one with a professional career coach to achieve employment, career, and personal goals.

  10. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Family Matters

    MS happens to families, not just to individuals. You probably have many questions about MS – what will happen to my family member with MS, how can we plan, how do we manage the unpredictability of the disease? The National MS Society is here to help you navigate the challenges of living MS with a personalized response to your unique needs.

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