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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. Employment

    To Tell or Not to Tell: The Disclosure Dilemma

    When disclosing MS to an employer, it is important to be sure that telling benefits you. Learn about disclosure from both the legal and employer’s perspectives.

  2. ONLINE MS Education

    Hoja bilingüe de información sobre la esclerosis múltiple: Multiple Sclerosis Bilingual Fact Sheet (.pdf)

    Información sobre la esclerosis múltiple en inglés y español.

  3. VIDEO Nutrition

    Vitamin D (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Excerpt from 2013 North American Education Program.

  4. Mobility & Accessibility

    Transportation Service

    Limited wheelchair-accessible van transportation within Nassau County for LICIL consumers who become members.

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    But You Look So Good

    This group will meet to celebrate and discuss how MS may affect us and explore how others may see us, as well as how we see ourselves.

    Multiple Dates
  6. VIDEO MS Education

    MS Next Step®

    Hearing the diagnosis of MS is never easy. MS Next Step is designed to answer questions that are commonly asked immediately following a diagnosis and provides an introduction to MS and the programs and services of the National MS Society. (Available in Spanish.)

  7. Symptom Management

    The Spectrum of MS: Invisible Symptoms

    Learn how to successfully manage the "invisible symptoms" of MS such as pain, fatigue and cognitive issues.

  8. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Gait or Walking Problems (.pdf)

    Walking problems and how they can be addressed. (last updated May 2010)

  9. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Vision Problems (.pdf)

    Current therapy for MS-related eye disorders. Discusses low-vision aids. (last updated November 2008)

  10. 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.