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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 Work

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

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

  2. 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)

  3. ONLINE Work

    Staying Mobile

    Staying Mobile can be accomplished through effective symptom management, the use of mobility aids, automobile adaptations and the use of assistance animals.

  4. ONLINE Work

    Increasing Accessibility

    Increasing Accessibility often requires the adaptation of tools and devices at one’s home or work — and becoming an MS activist in the community.

  5. ONLINE Adaptive Equipment

    Using Assistive Technology for People Living with MS

    This teleconference will explore a variety of assistive technologies that can enable people living with MS to function better at home, at work and at leisure. The presenter will also address resources that may be available in the community for funding of equipment.

  6. IN PERSON Adaptive Equipment

    Equipment Purchase

    The Chapter provides financial assistance toward the purchase of durable medical equipment (wheelchairs, scooters, shower benches) if the member’s insurance carrier has denied coverage or if funding is prohibitive.

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