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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

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

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

  2. ONLINE Adaptive Equipment

    How to Choose the Mobility Device that is Right for You (.pdf)

    Understand the full range of tools available to stay functionally mobile, comfortable and safe. Offers full-color photos of devices ranging from the simplest cane to the most complex power chair, guidance on how to determine if and when a device might be appropriate, and important safety tips. Introduces readers to assistive technology professionals and outlines the steps involved in a comprehensive evaluation for a wheeled mobility device. (New August 2013)

  3. PRINT Community

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas For Wheelers And Slow Walkers (book)

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers is the first guidebook dedicated exclusively to wheelchair-accessible destinations, lodgings and recreational opportunities. Penned by Candy B. Harrington, the editor of Emerging Horizons, this new title focuses on the vacation planning needs of wheelchair-users and slow walkers.

  4. ONLINE Work

    Staying Mobile

    Staying Mobile can be accomplished through effective symptom management, the use of mobility aids, automobile adaptations and the use of assistance animals.

  5. 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.

  6. ONLINE Home

    Scooter Buyer's Guide

    Are you considering a scooter purchase? The buyer's guide provides you with valuable questions to make sure the equipment meets your needs.

  7. ONLINE Work

    MSClassifieds.org

    MSClassifieds.org is a virtual marketplace to buy, sell, donate and find goods to help people with MS move their lives forward. National MS Society members are not required to purchase equipment from vendors or individuals listed on MSClassifieds.org to be eligible for funding. Equipment may be purchased from vendors or individuals of your choice.

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Group Leader Resources

The Society recognizes that well trained and supported volunteers are key to the ongoing delivery of self-help groups and one-on-one peer support. Click here for resources available to assist and support you in your leadership role.