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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. 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.

  2. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Mood, Cognition, and Memory

    This teleconference discusses the effects of MS on mood, cognitive function, and memory, and covers tools and methods for people with MS and their families/friends in managing these changes.

    (recorded: 13 Apr 2011; time/size: 46m8s/14.3MB)

  3. IN PERSON Financial Planning

    Teleconference Series: Financial Planning

    This teleconference provides introductory information on personal-needs and financial planning tools available and the processes for using these services.

    (recorded: 9 Feb 2011; time/size: 41m24s/8.68MB)

  4. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Managing Transitions

    This teleconference discusses the ways MS may affect quality of life, such as through new symptoms, employment issues, alteration of family dynamics, and other daily challenges, and what Society resources are available to help cope with and manage these changes.

    (recorded: 8 Jun 2011; time/size: 1h2m43s/13MB)

  5. ONLINE Insurance

    Websites: US Veterans Affairs

    Benefits website for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

  6. ONLINE Adaptive Equipment

    How to Choose the Mobility Device that is Right for You (.pdf)

    Understand the full range of tools available to stay functionally mobile, comfortable and safe. Offers full-color photos of devices ranging from the simplest cane to the most complex power chair, guidance on how to determine if and when a device might be appropriate, and important safety tips. Introduces readers to assistive technology professionals and outlines the steps involved in a comprehensive evaluation for a wheeled mobility device. (New August 2013)

  7. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Vitamins, Minerals, and Herbs in MS: An Introduction (.pdf)

    Practical guide to diet supplements for people with MS. Outlines what is and is not known, with references for further study. By Allen Bowling, MD, PhD, and Thomas Stewart, PA-C, MS, JD. (last updated August 2011)

  8. IN PERSON Recreation

    Camps: Camp Can Do

    Camp Can Do is a 3-day camp for people living with MS who require assistance with everyday living.

    Multiple Dates
    Burton, TX 77835See Map
  9. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Fatigue: What You Should Know (.pdf)

    MS fatigue can be reduced with treatments and self-help. (last updated January 2012)

  10. IN PERSON Nutrition

    Teleconference Series: Nutrition and MS

    This teleconference covers good diet and nutrition for people living with MS.

    (recorded: 12 Jan 2009; time/size: 1h09m07s/16.6MB)

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