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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 Symptom Management

    Controlling Spasticity (.pdf)

    Managing this common, sometimes disabling, MS symptom—roles of self-help, medications, physical therapists, nurses, and physicians. (last updated May 2014)

  2. ONLINE Employment

    Part-Time Jobs with Flexibility

    A Customer’s Point of View Inc. and Christine Durst,CEO of Staffcentrix Learn about part-time and non-traditional job opportunities that allow for a flexible schedule.

  3. VIDEO Employment

    Career Crossroads: Employment and MS (DVD)

    Developed by employment and MS experts to help individuals living with MS remain in the workforce. The information is applicable to all people with disabilities or chronic health conditions.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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    Middletown, NY 10940See Map
  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. IN PERSON Insurance

    Community Service Society Navigator Network

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

  10. IN PERSON Emotional Health

    Crisis Counseling

    Learning to live with a chronic illness like MS challenges a person's sense of psychological well-being. Professional counselors are available to assist. Up to five sessions of crisis counseling are available for uninsured or under-insured individual.