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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 Treating MS

    Preparing for MS Doctor Visits

    Learn tips to prepare for successful visits with your doctor. Kathy Costello, MSCN, Associate Vice President of Clinical Care, National MS Society shares ideas on how to build a true partnership with your provider.

  2. ONLINE MS Education

    "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. ONLINE One-on-one Peer Support

    One-on-One Peer Connections

    Through the Peer Connections program you can search for and connect with a peer support volunteer who has “been there” and can provide you with helpful tips, suggestions and emotional support for the challenges that MS throws at you. You can connect with your peer via one-on-one ongoing telephone or email conversations. Peer Connections volunteers have been through a rigorous screening and training process.

  4. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Teleconference Series: Pillow Talk: MS & Intimacy

    This teleconference features speaker Frederick Foley, director of neuropsychology and psychosocial research at the MS Center at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, NJ, discussing the epidemiology of sexual issues in MS and treatment methods available for enhancing intimacy for persons and couples living with MS.

    (recorded: 8 Dec 2010; time/size: 52m56s/14.5MB)

  5. IN PERSON Employment

    Teleconference Series: MS -- It Doesn’t Have to End Your Career

    This teleconference covers the impact of multiple sclerosis on employment and careers. It specifically addresses career planning to stay in the workforce as long as possible, including preparing resumes and for interviews; re-entering the workforce after an extended absence; and for accommodations in the work environment.

    (time/size: 52m29s/60MB)

  6. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    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.

  7. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Websites: HelpPRO

    Need someone to talk to? Help Pro can help you meet your unique counseling needs by using their free, online database to find a counselor, or by calling 800-652-0155.

  8. ONLINE Work

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

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

  9. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: MS 101

    This teleconference is a comprehensive overview of multiple sclerosis, geared for the newly-diagnosed.

    (recorded: 11 May 2011; time/size: 39m30s/13.5MB)

  10. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Advocacy

    This teleconference features speakers from the National MS Society discussing the Society's role in advocating for funds for MS research and for the Society's programs and services, and how the Society and other individuals work as activists on behalf of those living with MS in making a difference by working with politicians and legislators on the state level and federal level.

    (recorded: 10 Nov 2010; time/size: 41m45s/8.14MB)

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