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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. TELEPHONE Emotional Health

    MS Navigator®

    Finding answers and making decisions relies on having the right information at the right time. MS Navigator® provides answers to your questions and access to information about all of the options available to you. You can contact an MS Navigator by calling 1-800-344-4867.

  2. 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)

  3. 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.

  4. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Shift in Doctor - Patient Relationship (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Excerpt from 2013 North American Education Program.

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Wappingers Falls Self Help Group - Evening

    Self-help group for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  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. ONLINE Social gatherings and networking

    Connecting with Others Living with MS (.pdf)

    Outlines resources available from the National MS Society that can help you connect with others who share similar life experiences with MS. Choose from one-on-one conversations, group/social settings or online resources for your peer connections.

  8. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Less Common Symptoms (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features a discussion with Stephen Krieger, MD, who talks about less common symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

  9. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Pain (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses pain associated with multiple sclerosis, the types of pain, and options for managing it.

  10. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Rochester Men's Self Help Group

    Self-help group for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Rochester, NY 14620See Map

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