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  1. TELEPHONE Symptom Management

    Sex Ed for Grownups – Intimacy in MS

    MS can certainly change a romantic relationship – learn from Dr. Timothy Hlavinka, Urology San Antonio and Dr. Linda Mona how to maintain or build intimacy now that MS is in the picture.

  2. ONLINE Family & Relationships

    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.

  3. ONLINE Family & Relationships

    Family Matters

    MS happens to families, not just to individuals. You probably have many questions about MS – what will happen to my family member with MS, how can we plan, how do we manage the unpredictability of the disease? The National MS Society is here to help you navigate the challenges of living MS with a personalized response to your unique needs.

  4. ONLINE Mobility & Accessibility

    Hiring Help at Home (.pdf)

    Checklists and worksheets for people who need help at home. Forms for a needs assessment, job description, and employment contract. (last updated 2014)

  5. ONLINE Family & Relationships

    Intimacy and Sexuality (.pdf)

    MS can affect sexuality, both directly and indirectly, but problems can be resolved or minimized. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD. (last updated February 2012)

  6. ONLINE Family & Relationships

    Keep S'myelin: A newsletter about MS for children

    Keep S’myelin is a colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring newsletter to help children and their parents talk and learn about MS together. Each issue is filled with stories, interviews, games, and activities that highlight a specific topic related to MS, as well as a special section just for parents.

  7. ONLINE Family & 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.

  8. ONLINE Nutrition

    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.

  9. ONLINE Family & Relationships

    Managing School-Related Issues: A Guide for Parents with a Child or Teen Living with MS (.pdf)

    This is a guide to help parents with a child or teen living with MS advocate for them at school or their learning environment.

  10. ONLINE Family & Relationships

    MS and Pregnancy (.pdf)

    Covers pregnancy, delivery, nursing, hormones, and questions about the disease-modifying drugs. (last updated May 2006)