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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. VIDEO Treating MS

    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.

  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Wappingers Falls Self Help Group - Evening

    Self-help group for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Gait or Walking Problems (.pdf)

    Walking problems and how they can be addressed. (last updated May 2010)

  6. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Vision Problems (.pdf)

    Current therapy for MS-related eye disorders. Discusses low-vision aids. (last updated November 2008)

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Glens Falls Self Help Group - Evening

    Self-help group for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  8. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Kids Get MS Too: A Handbook for Parents Whose Child or Teen has MS (.pdf)

    This handbook is a guide for parents with a child or teen with MS.

  9. ONLINE Work

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

    Identifies risk factors for falling and strategies to reduce those risks. (last updated May 2014)

  10. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Kingston Self Help Group

    Self-help group for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates

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