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  1. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Cooling Equipment Information & National Vendor List (.pdf)

    Many companies have designed cooling garments & other types of equipment to help you stay cool, including vests, wrist/ankle/neck wraps, hats/caps and misters. Consider the following to select the appropriate cooling equipment for your individual needs.

  2. ONLINE Legal

    ADA and People with MS (.pdf)

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Protection for people with multiple sclerosis. (last updated in December 2015)

  3. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) in MS (video)

    Neuro-opthalmologist Tariq Bhatti, MD, at Duke University Eye Center, discusses the use of optical coherence tomography (OCT) in evaluating multiple sclerosis (MS) progression and the effects of treatments. Learn more at http://www.nationalMSsociety.org/vision.

  4. ONLINE Family & Relationships

    Someone You Know has MS: A Book for Families (.pdf)

    For children, 5-12. A story about Michael and his family explains MS and explores children’s fears and concerns. Adapted by Martha King from original material by Cyrisse Jaffee, Debra Frankel, Barbara LaRoche, and Patricia Dick. (last updated February 2012)

  5. ONLINE Long-Term Care

    A Guide for Caregivers (.pdf)

    Practical issues faced by caregivers. Includes resource list. By Tanya Radford. (last updated May 2015)

  6. 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)

  7. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Plaintalk—A Booklet about MS for Families (.pdf)

    Discusses some of the more difficult physical and emotional problems many families face. By Sarah Minden, MD, and Debra Frankel, MS, OTR. (last updated August 2015)

  8. VIDEO Family & Relationships

    MS & Pregnancy: Kara's Story Part 2 (video)

    This video features part two of a discussion about pregnancy and multiple sclerosis.

  9. ONLINE Employment

    Home Based Employment: What Employers Want

    Brought to you by the National MS Society and Can Do MS.

  10. VIDEO Nutrition

    Vitamin D (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.

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