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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 Social gatherings and networking

    MS Connection Online Community

    MSconnection.org is an online community that provides the opportunity to connect with people involved in the MS movement and with valuable content, activities and resources.

  2. IN PERSON MS Education

    Improving Independence in Progressive MS

    MS symptoms can sometimes progress to the point that they significantly interfere with daily activities. Maintaining control and independence in daily living does not always mean doing things the same way you did them before. This call will discuss how to navigate the world of assistive technology and suggest ways to modify your environment, at home and at work to optimize independence.

  3. ONLINE Work

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

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

  4. ONLINE Exercise

    An Introduction to MS for Fitness and Wellness Professionals

    Free online training course for fitness and wellness professionals, including aquatics instructors, yoga teachers, personal trainers, and others who want to learn more about MS. The course provides an overview of the disease and offers specific strategies for working with a diverse MS population. This online course has been approved by the American Council on Exercise for 0.4 continuing education credits.

  5. VIDEO Mobility & Accessibility

    Free From Falls Part 1 (video)

    Free From Falls is a comprehensive fall prevention program for people with multiple sclerosis. This DVD provides an introduction and overview of fall risk and prevention. The target audience is people with MS who are ambulatory (alone or with a cane, walking stick or crutch). Part one of a two-part series.

  6. ONLINE Employment

    How To Search and Apply for Jobs Online

    Does the thought of looking for a job online feel overwhelming? Which job board sites are the best to use? Is your resume formatted properly, especially if it will be scanned by a computer software? HR professionals discuss the tricks of the trade when internet job searching.

  7. 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.

  8. WEBCAST Employment

    Employment Program: Social Security Disability Application

  9. PRINT Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    With this book, readers will be able to find other options that may provide symptomatic relief when conventional therapies are limited,learn about potentially dangerous interactions between CAM therapies and medical treatments used in the management of MS, identify CAM therapies that are effective, low risk and inexpensive, and recognize ineffective, dangerous or costly alternative therapies.

  10. ONLINE Vehicles

    Driving with Multiple Sclerosis (.pdf)

    Addresses questions and concerns about how MS might affect a person’s ability to drive now or in the future. Includes information about driving evaluations and different types of auto adaptive equipment. By Pat Niewoehner, BS, OTR/L, CDRS, and Florian P. Thomas, MD, PhD. (New October 2013)

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