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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. TELEPHONE Legal

    Tips for People with MS and Their Partners – Planning for the Future

    This telelearning session will provide helpful information – including legal and financial considerations – for carepartners and people living with MS.

  2. TELEPHONE Legal

    Tips for People with MS and Their Partners – Planning for the Future

    This telelearning session will provide helpful information – including legal and financial considerations – for carepartners and people living with MS.

  3. TELEPHONE Legal

    MS and Employment - Legal Basics: Know Your Rights

    Learn about your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) including disclosure. Job Accommodation Network Principal Consultant, Linda Batiste and Client Assistance Program attorney Jamie Ray-Leonetti will discuss practical ways to be proactive in your work situation and what to do if things do not go as planned. Also, hear from an individual with MS about their experience utilizing their rights in the workplace.

  4. TELEPHONE Employment

    MS and Employment - Managing Cognitive Symptoms and Fatigue in the Workplace

    Cognitive dysfunction and fatigue are two of the most common symptoms impacting people with MS in the workplace. They can pose significant challenges to maintaining employment. Neuropsychologist, Dr. Cynthia Sullivan, and occupational therapist, Tracy Carrasco, will discuss how these symptoms may present themselves and will share practical ways to manage them on the job.

  5. TELEPHONE Employment

    MS and Employment - Supports to Help You Find Employment

    Employment resources vary depending on the level of impact your MS has upon your ability to work. Samantha Mankin, Rehabilitation Supervisor with the Division of Vocational Rehabilition, Russell Bowe of the Speer Adult Workforce Center, and Amira Fahmy of Getting Hired Inc. will discuss how to use their resources to find employment opportunities appropriate to your needs.

  6. TELEPHONE Employment

    MS and Employment -The Essential Guide to Flexible and Home-Based Jobs

    What are the latest trends in the work-from-home and flexible job market? Brie Reynolds from Flexjobs.com, will walk participants through the trends, top career fields and most common jobs available, who's hiring, and how to find these flexible opportunities. Learn how to avoid common job scams and tips for successful job applications.

  7. IN PERSON Employment, Insurance and Financial Planning

    Financial Planning for a Future with MS

    Learn about special considerations for financial planning while while living with MS and understand the importance of making informed estate and lifetime planning decisions with David A. Malson, lawyer and partner at Barnes & Thornburg, L.L. P.

  8. TELEPHONE Financial Planning

    Insurance and Financial Planning

    Professional consultations The chapter offers consultations with professional volunteers including a family attorney; employment specialist with tips on interviewing, resumes and more; employment discrimination/private disability attorney; and financial planning professionals. Consultations are free and by appointment only. To schedule, call an MS Navigator at 800-582-5296 to schedule an appointment.

  9. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Lending library

    In support of our mission, we provide free access to accurate, current, and comprehensive information to people with MS, those who care for them, and health professionals through the Midwest Regional Lending Library.

  10. PRINT Financial Assistance

    Upper Midwest Chapter MS Resource Guide

    Whatever your connection to MS may be, use this guide to access the resources and support you need.

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