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Find Resources and Support

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.

  1. IN PERSON Programs and Services

    MS Service Day - September 2015

    MS Service Day is a day where volunteer teams go out into our community and help individuals and families affected by MS complete chores and household tasks that a person may have gotten behind on or may have difficulty completing because of the effects of MS.

  2. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Vision (video)

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

  3. IN PERSON Employment

    MS: Plan Your Workplace Disclosure Strategy

    After you’ve decided to disclose your multiple sclerosis (MS) at work, it’s important to plan your strategy carefully.

  4. IN PERSON Exercise

    The Utica Curling Club

    offers an adaptive curling program.

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Mohawk Valley Self Help Group

    Self-help group for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  6. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Albany Men and MS Self Help Group

    Self-help group for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  7. TELEPHONE Live Fully, Live Well

    Computer Outreach Program

    The National MS Society's Computer Outreach Program provides computers to those living with MS who are restricted to their homes or living in long term care facilities. This program helps individuals stay connected to the world beyond their homes despite financial constraints that prevent them from purchasing computers or assistive technology.

  8. 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.

  9. IN PERSON Exercise

    Reach for the STARS, Sitrin STARS (Success Through Adaptive Recreation and Sports) (Syracuse Area)

    an innovative, adaptive sports program that provides individuals with physical disabilities in the Hartford area the opportunity to engage in a variety of sports on a recreational or competitive basis.

  10. IN PERSON Nutrition

    Eat Right

    It is important to note that each person is different and should develop a meal plan that is right for his/her body and lifestyle. Any change in diet should be discussed with your doctor. If interested in working with a nutritionist to get a customized, energizing meal plan, visit the American Dietetic Association