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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 Symptom Management

    Gait or Walking Problems (.pdf)

    Walking problems and how they can be addressed. (last updated May 2010)

  2. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Vision Problems (.pdf)

    Current therapy for MS-related eye disorders. Discusses low-vision aids. (last updated November 2008)

  3. 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.

  4. TELEPHONE Financial Assistance

    Transportation - Michigan Residents Only

    To and from medical and select agency appointments.

  5. ONLINE Work

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

    Identifies risk factors for falling and strategies to reduce those risks. (last updated May 2014)

  6. TELEPHONE Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance - Michigan Residents Only

    The National MS Society, Michigan Chapter develops, delivers and leverages resources to enhance care for people with MS and the quality of life for those affected by the disease. Within the Financial Assistance program, we focus our efforts to minimize the financial impact of MS on individuals and families in Michigan. We hope to enhance the quality of life and help individuals with MS achieve their highest level of independence.

  7. ONLINE Exercise

    An Introduction to MS for Fitness and Wellness Professionals

    Free online training course for fitness and wellness professionals, including aquatics instructors, yoga teachers, personal trainers, and others who want to learn more about MS. The course provides an overview of the disease and offers specific strategies for working with a diverse MS population. This online course has been approved by the American Council on Exercise for 0.4 continuing education credits.

  8. 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.

  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. 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.

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You can Count On US for health, knowledge and independence programs. The National MS Society, Michigan Chapter supports a wide range of programs and services designed to assist people with MS to live more productive lives. These programs are developed in direct response to needs expressed by our members.

The Chapter takes pride in offering important services under the direction of a caring and informed staff of professionals and volunteers.