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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 Exercise

    The Utica Curling Club

    offers an adaptive curling program.

  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Mohawk Valley Self Help Group

    Self-help group for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  3. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Albany Men and MS Self Help Group

    Self-help group for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  4. 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.

  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 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.

  7. 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

  8. IN PERSON Exercise

    Taoist Tai Chi (Binghamton Area)

    Taoist Tai Chi Society® internal arts of health incorporate stretching and turning into a sequence of movements that improve the health of body, mind, and spirit. They reduce tension, improve circulation and balance, and increase strength and flexibility. Over time, these internal arts reach deep inside the body to benefit its entire physiology and restore the calmness and peace of mind often lost through the excessive desires and anxieties of daily life.

  9. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    Clinical Trials in MS

    Large Phase 3 trials in RR MS. Updated September 2013. Abbreviations Key: AAN – American Academy of Neurology. CIS – Clinically Isolated Syndrome.

  10. TELEPHONE Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance

    Multiple sclerosis creates a range of challenges that are not just physical, but financial. Some people living with MS face short-term financial crises which makes it difficult for them to obtain critical equipment, home/auto modifications, or other items to accommodate their needs. The National MS Society Upstate New York Chapter’s Financial Assistance Program offers resources to help alleviate the financial impact of MS.