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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

    Family Matters

    MS happens to families, not just to individuals. You probably have many questions about MS – what will happen to my family member with MS, how can we plan, how do we manage the unpredictability of the disease? The National MS Society is here to help you navigate the challenges of living MS with a personalized response to your unique needs.

  2. VIDEO Employment

    Career Crossroads

    This video program focuses on the legal rights of employees with MS and examines ways to mitigate the effects of MS on work performance. A self-study companion workbook is also available.

  3. WEBCAST Exercise

    Achieving Optimal Wellness: Exercise and Nutrition

  4. ONLINE Legal

    ADA and People with MS (.pdf)

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Protection for people with multiple sclerosis. (last updated in August 2012)

  5. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Staying Healthy with Vitamins and Oral Supplements

    Learn about the pros and cons of oral supplements and discuss some of the most commonly used vitamins, minerals and herbs.

  6. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Someone You Know has MS: A Book for Families (.pdf)

    For children, 5-12. A story about Michael and his family explains MS and explores children’s fears and concerns. Adapted by Martha King from original material by Cyrisse Jaffee, Debra Frankel, Barbara LaRoche, and Patricia Dick. (last updated February 2012)

  7. ONLINE Long-Term Care

    A Guide for Caregivers (.pdf)

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

  8. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Newly Diagnosed On-going Support Group

    For individuals diagnosed within the past two years who have previously attended the introductory group.

    Multiple Dates
    New York, NY See Map
  9. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Newly Diagnosed Introductory Support Group

    A one session introductory group offered in-person for individuals diagnosed within the past two years. Contact Moyra Rondon for the date of the next session and to register. This group meets throughout the year.

    Multiple Dates
    New York, NY 10017See Map
  10. ONLINE MS Education

    Invisible Symptoms

    People who have "invisible" symptoms of MS such as pain, fatigue, and cognitive issues and how to manage these symptoms effectively.

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