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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.

  1. 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.

  2. Symptom Management

    MS Next Step®

    MS Next Step® is designed to answer questions that are commonly asked immediately following a diagnosis. If you are just beginning your search for information about MS; wondering how the diagnosis may affect you; or considering issues like disclosure, treatment strategies and working with your health care team...MS Next Step® is for you.

  3. TELEPHONE One-on-one Peer Support


    The MSFriends program connects you with volunteers living with MS. The common bond of living with MS creates a unique connection. MSFriends volunteers complete a rigorous screening and training program and are focused on the needs of those who call for support.

  4. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    MS and Pregnancy (.pdf)

    Covers pregnancy, delivery, nursing, hormones, and questions about the disease-modifying drugs. (last updated May 2006)

  5. ONLINE Research

    Physical Activity and MS Survey Study

    Researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign are interested in understanding how and why people with MS participate in physical activity.

  6. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Bladder Dysfunction (video)

    This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses diagnosing bladder problems associated with multiple sclerosis and strategies for managing the symptoms.

  7. Symptom Management

    Cognitive Dysfunction

    List of resources dealing with cognitive dysfunction. Cognitive changes are common in people with MS. In MS, certain functions are more likely to be affected than others: memory, attention and concentration, information gathering, word-finding, etc. Trained health professional, such as neuropsychologist, speech/ language pathologist, or occupational therapist may be able to evaluate and treat cognitive dysfunction.

  8. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Guidelines for the Outside Meeting Support Program (.pdf)

    This document provides guidelines for the National MS Society's support of meetings, workshops and conferences.

  9. MS Education

    MS Connection

    The MS Connection Magazine is a quarterly publication featuring Gateway Area Chapter events, programs, services, and the latest news in MS research. We also share inspirational stories and advice from MS professionals.

  10. IN PERSON Clinical Trials


    A study to describe efficacy, tolerability and convenience of teriflunomide (Aubagio) treatment using PROs (Patient Reported Outcomes) in RMS (Relapsing MS) patients.

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