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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 December 2011)

  2. ONLINE Employment

    Social Security Disability and Returning to Work

    Learn about the impact work might have on your disability benefits from a community work incentive coordinator.

  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. ONLINE Employment

    Should I Work from Home or Start My Own Business?

    Trying to decide if working from home or starting your own business is for you? Experts in both of these areas will talk about what it takes to be a successful home-based employee or entrepreneur.

  6. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Meet Up in Orange County, Self-Help Group

    Meet other people with MS living in Orange County and share a cup of coffee while networking.

    Multiple Dates
    Middletown, NY 10940See Map
  7. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Invisible Symptoms in MS Part 2 (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part two of a two-part discussion with Rosalind Kalb, PhD, who talks about invisible symptoms in multiple sclerosis.

  8. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Modifications: Home and Auto

    The Chapter provides financial assistance toward the implementation of home and auto modifications. A doctor’s prescription is required, along with a written assessment from the contractor, including needs and cost. All modifications must be ADA compliant. In addition, a written statement of agreement from the owner of the building is needed.

  9. ONLINE Social and Emotional support

    Caring for Loved Ones with Advanced MS - A Guide for Families (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed for families who are caring for a person with advanced Multiple Sclerosis.

  10. IN PERSON Insurance

    Community Service Society Navigator Network

    Enrolls individuals, families, and small businesses and their employees in free and affordable health insurance statewide.