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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. IN PERSON Health & Wellness

    Everyday Matters, Buffalo

    Increase your knowledge of the principles of positive psychology and gain an understanding how these principles can be used as a strategy for living with MS, as well as identify additional community resources for support and connection.

    Multiple Dates
    Buffalo, NY 14225See Map
  2. IN PERSON Emotional Health

    Navigating the Emotional Journey with MS, Newark

    Bring your lunch and join Michelle Castelli, CSW as she uses the metaphor of a ship sailing through the sometimes calm and sometimes rough waters of the sea to illustrate the emotional journey of MS.

    Newark, NY 14513See Map
  3. IN PERSON Pharmaceutical and Other Educational Programs

    Ready to learn more about relapsing MS?

    You and your loved one are invited to an MS LIVING Event. Hear from MS experts and others who are living with MS.

    Rochester, NY 14618See Map
  4. IN PERSON MS Education

    MS 101, East Greenbush

    If you or someone you know is living with multiple sclerosis and you want more information about MS, please join us for “Multiple Sclerosis 101” to learn more.

    East Greenbush, NY 12061See Map
  5. IN PERSON Employment

    ADA Guide

    It is important to familiarize yourself with your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Under the ADA, it is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee with a disability.

  6. IN PERSON Employment

    Ask JAN

    Accommodations are very important to consider if you think they are necessary  so that you can better manage your MS and your work. It is important that you do your research and know what accommodations you are seeking before approaching your employer. For more information about accommodations, such as how to request an accommodation at work and different types of accommodations, visit the Job Accommodations Network (JAN) and type in multiple sclerosis.

  7. IN PERSON Employment

    Career Crossroads Participant Self-Study Workbook

    Career Crossroads is offered as either an in-person or self-guided coached program. To jumpstart your learning, you can access the self-study workbook and the companion videos below, or call 1-800-344-4867 to receive the self-guided program and companion DVD in the mail.

  8. IN PERSON MS Education

    Department of Veterans Affairs Multiple Sclerosis Centers of Excellence

    The Multiple Sclerosis Centers of Excellence are dedicated to furthering our understanding of multiple sclerosis, its impact on Veterans, and effective treatments to help manage multiple sclerosis symptoms.

  9. IN PERSON Employment

    Ergonomics

    For more information about how you can set up your workspace so that you are more efficient and less fatigued

  10. IN PERSON Employment

    FMLA Interactive Medical Advisor

    If you are having a bad day due to your MS and feel you need to take time off , but are concerned about your job you do have the right to utilize the Family and Medical Leave Act. This act allows you to take days - even hours - off intermittently when you feel you need to and have job protection. FMLA time does not provide you with income however is unpaid leave.

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