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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 Clinical Trials

    Clinical Trials in MS

    Large Phase 3 trials in RR MS. Updated September 2013. Abbreviations Key: AAN – American Academy of Neurology. CIS – Clinically Isolated Syndrome.

  2. ONLINE Employment

    Focus on Employment (.pdf)

    Covers disclosure, Americans with Disabilities Act, fatigue & cognitive issues on the job, and telework options. (last updated August 2007)

  3. ONLINE Employment

    Should I Work (.pdf)

    General overview of the employment issues that might concern people newly diagnosed. (last updated January 2012)

  4. ONLINE One-on-one Peer Support

    One-on-One Peer Connections

    Through the Peer Connections program you can search for and connect with a peer support volunteer who has “been there” and can provide you with helpful tips, suggestions and emotional support for the challenges that MS throws at you. You can connect with your peer via one-on-one ongoing telephone or email conversations. Peer Connections volunteers have been through a rigorous screening and training process.

  5. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Keep S'myelin: A newsletter about MS for children

    Keep S’myelin is a colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring newsletter to help children and their parents talk and learn about MS together. Each issue is filled with stories, interviews, games, and activities that highlight a specific topic related to MS, as well as a special section just for parents.

  6. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    MS Service Day: Service Projects for people living with Multiple Sclerosis

    This program sends volunteers and staff to people's houses to help with chores or other household tasks.

  7. 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.

  8. VIDEO Employment

    Career Crossroads

    This video program focuses on the legal rights of employees with MS and examines ways to mitigate the effects of MS on work performance. A self-study companion workbook is also available.

  9. IN PERSON Social and Emotional support

    Carepartner of the Year Luminary Award

  10. ONLINE Legal

    ADA and People with MS (.pdf)

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Protection for people with multiple sclerosis. (last updated in August 2012)

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