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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.

  1. TELEPHONE Employment

    Job Seekers Support Group

    Looking for a job and frustrated? Finding it hard to stay motivated? Join us for a monthly tele-job club where you can share with others living with MS, your job search efforts, what has worked for you, as well as resources and general support.

    Multiple Dates
  2. ONLINE Employment

    How to Talk About MS to Your Employer

    Once you decide to disclose there are still many unanswered questions. Hear from employers and disability advocates on how to talk with your employer about your MS. Recorded: March 27, 2013

  3. ONLINE Employment

    The Impact of Health Insurance on Career Decisions

    Health insurance considerations can impact your decision to change jobs or leave the workforce? Learn about legal protections and questions to ask to ensure you have the coverage you need. Teleconference Recording. Recorded: March 13, 2013

  4. ONLINE Employment

    Should I Work? Work from Home Options for People on Social Security Disability

    Are you on Social Security and want to work? Do you need to or prefer to work from home? Learn how working might impact your disability benefits and hear about work from home opportunities for people on Social Security. Teleconference Recording. Recorded: February 27, 2013

  5. ONLINE Employment

    Deciding How to Plan Your Job Search. Employers Share How They Find Employees

    Hear from a panel of employers on what they really look for in a job candidate, where they find candidates and how they fill openings. Teleconference Recording. Recorded: February 13, 2013

  6. ONLINE Employment

    Is it Time? Deciding to Change Careers or Stop Working

    Working with MS is possible, but can be challenging at times. What do you do if working, or working in your field is no longer an option? How do you know when it’s time to stop or make a change? Learn from a counseling professional what to consider when having to make this important decision. Teleconference Recording. Recorded: January 30, 2013

  7. ONLINE Employment

    Should I Work from Home or Start My Own Business?

    Trying to decide if working from home or starting your own business is for you? Experts in both of these areas will talk about what it takes to be a successful home-based employee or entrepreneur. Teleconference recording from January 16, 2013.

  8. IN PERSON Employment

    Maintaining Cognitive and Emotional Health While Unemployed

    Psychologist Lauren Strober discusses current research that shows the importance of staying productive to maintain your health while unemployed. Along with others living with MS, she shares practical tips on how this is accomplished. Recorded February 20, 2014.

  9. ONLINE Employment

    Federal Hiring Initiatives for People with Disabilities

    The Federal Government is taking steps to become a model employer for people with disabilities. Michael Murray of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) discusses Schedule A hiring authority and U.S. Department of Labor regulations designed to increase the employment of people with disabilities by federal government contractors. Recorded March 6, 2014.

  10. ONLINE Employment

    Home-Based Employment: What You Need to Know

    Are you interested in working from home? Have you been unsuccessful in finding work –from- home positions? Home-based workers living with MS, along with MS Employment Specialist Barbara McKeon, shares tips and resources to help increase your chances of succeeding at home-based employment. Recorded March 20, 2014.