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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 Employment

    Focus on Employment (.pdf)

    Covers disclosure, Americans with Disabilities Act, fatigue & cognitive issues on the job, and telework options. (last updated August 2007)

  2. ONLINE Employment

    Should I Work (.pdf)

    General overview of the employment issues that might concern people newly diagnosed. (last updated January 2012)

  3. Employment

    Get Informed: Legal Protections in the Workplace

    Learn about key employment laws, such as ADA and FMLA, and how you can use them to make an informed decision about employment

  4. 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.

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Reaching for that Silver Lining

    This group is for people with a diagnosis of MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Greenlawn, NY 11740See Map
  6. IN PERSON Exercise

    Smithtown Yoga- Summer 2014

    Stretching and breathing exercises to promote whole body relaxation and wellness.

    Multiple Dates
  7. 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.

  8. Mobility & Accessibility

    Transportation Service

    Shared ride, curb-to-curb (or Original to Destination service when requested) paratransit bus service for people with disabilities who are unable to use fixed route bus service for some or all of their trips.

  9. ONLINE Knowledge is Power

    Knowledge Is Power

    Knowledge Is Power is a free, in-home educational series for people newly diagnosed with MS and their families. This comprehensive program provides up-to-date facts about many aspects of MS. (Available in Spanish.)

  10. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    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.

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