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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 Family and Relationships

    Managing School-Related Issues: A Guide for Parents with a Child or Teen Living with MS (.pdf)

    This is a guide to help parents with a child or teen living with MS advocate for them at school or their learning environment.

  2. VIDEO Family and Relationships

    Timmy’s Journey to Understanding MS (DVD)

    Timmy’s Journey to Understanding MS is an animated cartoon that shares a little boy's adventure learning about MS. David Lander is the voice of Captain Kip S’myelin, Timmy’s guide on his journey. The cartoon is an excellent resource to talk with children about MS. Developed for children ages 5-12, but appropriate for all ages.

  3. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Parenting Skills - Developing a Tool Kit for families with MS

    This teleconference will help you identify your parenting strengths, and challenges managing MS and parenting responsibilities. It will focus on the importance of communication, planning, prioritizing and developing a support network.

  4. ONLINE Employment

    Discrimination on the Job

    Think you’ve been discriminated against on the job?  Want to know the signs to look for?  Learn how to spot discrimination on the job, what steps to take, and where to turn for help. Get informed and know your rights in the workplace.

  5. ONLINE Employment

    Managing Challenging Resumes

    Do you need to restructure your resume due to gaps, layoffs, or a career change? Are you over 50 and need a resume makeover? HR professionals will address these and other resume challenges.

  6. ONLINE Long-Term Care

    A Guide for Caregivers (.pdf)

    Practical issues faced by caregivers. Includes resource list. By Tanya Radford. (last updated December 2011)

  7. ONLINE Employment

    Practical Applications of the ADA Amendments

    Did you know that significant amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) have been proposed?  These changes have direct implications on people with MS. This program, will address the ADA, the proposed changes, and key issues including accommodations and disclosure.

  8. ONLINE Home

    The Center for Independence of the Disabled, CIDNY

    CIDNY's offices in Manhattan and Queens provide benefit counseling, direct services (e.g. housing assistance, transition services for youth with disabilities, employment-related assistance, healthcare access, benefits assistance, and peer support groups), information and referrals, and recreational activities. There are no charges to consumers for CIDNY's services.

  9. IN PERSON Employment

    Employment Program: Federal Hiring Initiatives for People with Disabilities

    The Federal Government is taking steps to become a model employer for people with disabilities. Michael Murray of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), will discuss Schedule A hiring authority and U.S. Department of Labor regulations designed to increase the employment of people with disabilities by federal government contractors.

  10. 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.)

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