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    1. Talk to an MS Navigator

      The Society's MS Navigators help identify solutions and provide access to the resources you are looking for. Call 1-800-344-4867 or see "More info" to contact us online.

    Resources

    1. What Is Multiple Sclerosis (.pdf)

      Symptoms, disease patterns, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and research efforts. (last updated June 2016)

    2. "Términos y definiciones usados en la esclerosis múltiple: inglés-español"

      (English-Spanish MS Terms and Definitions) ¿Tiene problemas con los términos de la EM en inglés? Descargue "Términos y definiciones usados en la esclerosis múltiple: inglés-español".

    3. Información Bilingüe Sobre la Esclerosis Múltiple (.pdf)

      Información sobre la esclerosis múltiple en inglés y español.

    4. MS in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers (video)

      This video is a resource for employers, featuring discussions about multiple sclerosis in the workplace.

    5. Caring for Loved Ones with Advanced MS - A Guide for Families (.pdf)

      This booklet is designed for families who are caring for a person with advanced Multiple Sclerosis.

    6. Students with MS and the Academic Setting: A Handbook for School Personnel (.pdf)

      This handbook for school personnel explores the unique challenges and fluctuating needs of students with MS.

    7. MS Learn Online-Veterans Administration MS Centers of Excellence (.pdf)

      This is the transcript from the MS Learn Online feature presentation: Veterans Administration MS Centers of Excellence, featuring Jodie Haselkorn, MD, Christopher Bever, MD, and Gary Herarro, PT.

    8. 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.

    9. Managing School-Related Issues: A Guide for Parents with a Child or Teen Living with MS (.pdf)

      This is a guide to help parents with a child or teen living with MS advocate for them at school or their learning environment.

    10. 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.

    11. 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.

    12. Family Matters

      MS happens to families, not just to individuals. You probably have many questions about MS – what will happen to my family member with MS, how can we plan, how do we manage the unpredictability of the disease? The National MS Society is here to help you navigate the challenges of living MS with a personalized response to your unique needs.

    13. Veterans with Multiple Sclerosis

      The National MS Society is collaborating with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs MS Centers of Excellence to support improved care and support services for veterans with multiple sclerosis and their families.

    14. Emerging Therapies Collaborative

      The Multiple Sclerosis Emerging Therapies Collaborative has been organized to provide timely, evidence-based resources regarding the known benefits and risks of newly emerging, FDA-approved medications for MS. This group, which includes the MS Coalition, the American Academy of Neurology, the Multiple Sclerosis VA Centers of Excellence East and West, Can Do MS, Consortium of MS Centers, International Organization of MS Nurses, MS Association of America, MS Foundation, National MS Society, Unit

    15. MS Clinical Care Connection

      MS Clinical Care Connection - the Society's quarterly newsletter for healthcare professionals - delivers information and resources on a variety of clinical topics.

    16. 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.

    17. 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.

    18. Keep S’myelin

      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.

    19. 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.

    20. CarePartner Resources

      CarePartners are family, friends, and neighbors. Spouses, family and friends can be drawn more closely together by their shared concerns and collaborative efforts. With appropriate information and support, carepartners can help their loved ones across their lifespan. As a carepartner it is important to remember that paying attention to your own health and well-being is essential to being able to care for someone else.

    21. Long Term Care: Professionals

      Comprehensive list of resources (pdfs and external websites) concerning adult day programs, assisted living facilities, nursing home care and general information.

    22. Long Term Care: CarePartners

      Additional resources for CarePartners including help at home guides

    23. Employment Resources

      A variety of resources to help people living with MS make important employment decisions.

    24. Long Term Care: Education

      Comprehensive list of resources to help educate CarePartners.

    25. Long Term Care: Services

      Available services for CarePartners

    26. Everyday Matters

      Everyone has their own idea of their best life. For people living with multiple sclerosis, the idea of that “best life” can change due to the challenges of having a chronic, unpredictable and lifelong disease. The National MS Society’s Everyday Matters, supported by Genzyme, a Sanofi company, was an interactive national project that uncovered stories of real people facing the everyday challenges that MS can bring on the path to one’s best life.

    27. Navegante para la EM®

      Describe como los Navegantes de la Sociedad pueden ayudar a las personas a explorar todos los recursos que están disponibles para ellos.

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