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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 Adaptive Equipment

    How to Choose the Mobility Device that is Right for You (.pdf)

    Understand the full range of tools available to stay functionally mobile, comfortable and safe. Offers full-color photos of devices ranging from the simplest cane to the most complex power chair, guidance on how to determine if and when a device might be appropriate, and important safety tips. Introduces readers to assistive technology professionals and outlines the steps involved in a comprehensive evaluation for a wheeled mobility device. (New August 2013)

  2. ONLINE MS Education

    Management and Rehabilitation of Advanced MS

    This teleconference will present a brief overview of advanced MS and the current status of research and practical application of symptom management.

  3. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Vitamins, Minerals, and Herbs in MS: An Introduction (.pdf)

    Practical guide to diet supplements for people with MS. Outlines what is and is not known, with references for further study. By Allen Bowling, MD, PhD, and Thomas Stewart, PA-C, MS, JD. (last updated August 2011)

  4. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Fatigue: What You Should Know (.pdf)

    MS fatigue can be reduced with treatments and self-help. (last updated January 2012)

  5. ONLINE Employment

    Wellness and Work

    Positive wellness behaviors can minimize the impact of fatigue and cognitive symptoms and lead to greater productivity on the job. Join a personal trainer and nutritionist as they share tips for physical exercise, healthy eating, stress management, and good sleep habits.

  6. VIDEO Work

    MS in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers (video)

    This video is a resource for employers, featuring discussions about multiple sclerosis in the workplace.

  7. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    Symptomatic Treatment Trials

    This document outlines Symptomatic Treatment Trials.

  8. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    The Emotional & Physical Health of Caregivers

    Learn tips for overcoming physical and emotional exhaustion while providing valuable resources to address the challenges of caring for a loved one living with a chronic illness. Learn tips for overcoming physical and emotional exhaustion while providing valuable resources to address the challenges of caring for a loved one living with a chronic illness.

  9. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Acupuncture and MS: The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    An exploration of what is known and not known about this complementary therapy by Alan Bowling, MD, PhD and Tom Stewart. (last updated 2004)

  10. ONLINE Support and Self Help Groups

    Online Groups

    Online groups bring people together on a regular basis for mutual support, education and camaraderie. MSconnection.org groups have different purposes and goals. Groups may focus on support, advocacy, education, or be more social in nature. Some groups also serve specific populations, such as young adults, carepartners, or people who are newly diagnosed.

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