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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 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.

  2. 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.

  3. IN PERSON Employment

    Ergonomics

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

  4. 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.

  5. IN PERSON Employment

    Vocational Rehabilitation Offices by State

    Vocational rehabilitation assists those individuals to secure gainful employment commensurate with their abilities and capabilities through local job searches and awareness of self-employment and telecommuting opportunities.

  6. IN PERSON MS Education

    Training Opportunities

    The Upstate New York Chapter conducts in-service training programs for healthcare professionals in a variety of settings including, but not limited to, hospitals, long-term care facilities, independent living agencies, home health agencies and employment related organizations. We can customize in-service presentations to the needs of the group. To schedule an in-service training program email nyr@nmss.org

  7. ONLINE Everyday Matters

    Everyday Matters

    Everyone has their own idea of their best life. For people living with multiple sclerosis, the idea of that “best life” can change due to the challenges of having a chronic, unpredictable and lifelong disease. The National MS Society’s Everyday Matters, supported by Genzyme, a Sanofi company, was an interactive national project that uncovered stories of real people facing the everyday challenges that MS can bring on the path to one’s best life.

  8. 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.)

  9. ONLINE Live Fully, Live Well

    Live Fully, Live Well

    Managing your health and wellness is an integral part of "living well" with MS. Live Fully, Live Well is a comprehensive wellness program from the National MS Society and Can Do MS, designed for people living with MS and their support partners. Live Fully, Live Well covers topics affecting the whole family living with MS in order to strengthen relationships, increase understanding and promote improved health and quality of life.

  10. VIDEO MS Education

    MS Next Step®

    Hearing the diagnosis of MS is never easy. MS Next Step is designed to answer questions that are commonly asked immediately following a diagnosis and provides an introduction to MS and the programs and services of the National MS Society. (Available in Spanish.)

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