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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 Home

    At Home with MS—Adapting Your Environment (.pdf)

    Modify a house or apartment to save energy, compensate for reduced vision or mobility, and live comfortably when MS is severe. Many do-it-yourself changes. By Jane E. Harmon, OTR. (last updated August 2014)

  2. Symptom Management

    The Spectrum of MS: Mindfulness Based Strategies for Coping with MS Pain

    Pain is often overlooked in MS. Learn about its origins, how it is treated and management techniques, including meditation.

  3. ONLINE MS Education

    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.

  4. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    Find Clinical Trials

    Clinical trials help to find solutions for everyone affected by MS. Find studies near you.

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Free Spirits

    This group is for people with a diagnosis of MS.

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  6. ONLINE Legal

    Know Your Rights: A Legal Guide for People Living with MS (.pdf)

    Easy to read Q & A format containing information on employment, SSDI, family law, insurance, and more. Offers resources in each chapter, form letters and helpful guides for navigating legal difficulties.

  7. Symptom Management

    The Spectrum of MS: Top 10 MS Questions

    This call addressed the most common questions and concerns facing individuals newly diagnosed with MS.

  8. IN PERSON Financial Planning

    Affordable Accessible Housing: A Guide for People with MS on Long Island

    Guide to local resources for locating affordable accessible housing, such as the Section 8 Program, mortgage assistance programs, Medicaid waiver programs, etc.

  9. VIDEO Exercise

    Controlling Your Weight and MS (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about concerns of controlling weight for people with MS.

  10. ONLINE Exercise

    Stretching with a Helper for People with MS—An Illustrated Manual (.pdf)

    For individuals who need a helper. Illustrated manual showing range of motion, stretching, and balance exercises for at-home program. By Beth E. Gibson, PT. (last updated February 2012)