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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 Family and Relationships

    Managing School-Related Issues: A Guide for Parents with a Child or Teen Living with MS (.pdf)

    This is a guide to help parents with a child or teen living with MS advocate for them at school or their learning environment.

  2. VIDEO Family and Relationships

    Timmy’s Journey to Understanding MS (DVD)

    Timmy’s Journey to Understanding MS is an animated cartoon that shares a little boy's adventure learning about MS. David Lander is the voice of Captain Kip S’myelin, Timmy’s guide on his journey. The cartoon is an excellent resource to talk with children about MS. Developed for children ages 5-12, but appropriate for all ages.

  3. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Wareham MA Self Help Group

    A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company!

    Multiple Dates
    Wareham, MA 01880See Map
  4. IN PERSON Exercise

    The Works Family Health & Fitness Ctr. 

    Yoga, Aquatics

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Derry NH Self-Help Group

    A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company! Does not meet November, December, July & August

    Multiple Dates
    Derry, NH 03038See Map
  6. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Coffee and Conversation - Auburn

    Auburn Area residents are invited to get together for a relaxed mid-morning break! People with MS and their friends and family are encouraged to meet and connect with others in the area who are living with MS. Coffee, bagels and other snacks are available for purchase or you can just join us for conversation! No need to register, we will have a large, open table. Questions: please contact Sandra at 207-783-6431 or Marcia at 207-998-4944.

    Multiple Dates
    Auburn, ME 04210See Map
  7. ONLINE Health & Wellness

    Improving Independence in Progressive MS

    June 12, 2013 Speaker: June Halper, MSN, ANP, FAAN Sometimes MS symptoms can progress to the point that they significantly interfere with daily activities. Maintaining control and independence in everyday life doesn’t necessarily mean doing everything the same way you did it before. This call will discuss how to navigate the world of assistive technology and suggest ways to modify your environment at home and at work to optimize control and independence.

  8. ONLINE Knowledge is Power

    Knowledge Is Power

    Knowledge Is Power is a free, in-home educational series for people newly diagnosed with MS and their families. This comprehensive program provides up-to-date facts about many aspects of MS. (Available in Spanish.)

  9. IN PERSON Exercise

    AZ Yoga For You

    Allison Zuchman, Hatha Yoga Instructor in Portland, Maine

    Portland, ME 04101
  10. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    But You Look So Well Group - Worcester, MA

    A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company!

    Multiple Dates
    Worcester, MA 01608See Map

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