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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. 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.

  2. 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)

  3. MS Education

    MS Learn Online

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series that contains an exciting menu of webcasts currently available on their Web site. This program is currently available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Each webcast features experts presenting topics relevant to those affected by multiple sclerosis. These webcasts are a great opportunities to educate people about multiple sclerosis from the convenience of their own computer.

  4. IN PERSON Clinical Trials

    Donate to MS Blood Repository of the Accelerated Cure Project

    This repository - not funded by the National MS Society - also has been established to provide the scientific community with biological samples and data from people with MS and other demyelinating diseases.

  5. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Acupuncture and MS: The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    An exploration of what is known and not known about this complementary therapy by Alan Bowling, MD, PhD and Tom Stewart. (last updated 2004)

  6. ONLINE Support and Self Help Groups

    Online Groups

    Online groups bring people together on a regular basis for mutual support, education and camaraderie. MSconnection.org groups have different purposes and goals. Groups may focus on support, advocacy, education, or be more social in nature. Some groups also serve specific populations, such as young adults, carepartners, or people who are newly diagnosed.

  7. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Vision (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses the types of vision problems associated with multiple sclerosis and strategies for managing the symptoms

  8. Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)

    Comprehenisve list of websites relating with CAM. CAM is a group of various health care systems, and practices outside of what is considered conventional medicine. CAM therapies have a small but growing body of evidence to support the effectiveness of the treatments.

  9. IN PERSON Clinical Trials

    Genetics Study - UCSF

    The UCSF MS Genetics Group is looking for participation of two types of families: single-case and multi-case families. More info.

  10. IN PERSON Clinical Trials

    LINGO-1

    A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Dose-Ranging Study to Assess the Efficacy, Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics of BIIB033 in Subjects with Relapsing Forms of Multiple Sclerosis When Used Concurrently with Avonex® (215MS201, SYNERGY)

    St. Louis, MO 63110See Map

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