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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. ONLINE Exercise

    Websites: ActiveMSers

    ActiveMSers is designed to help, motivate, and inspire those with multiple sclerosis to stay as active as possible—physically, intellectually, and socially—regardless of physical limitations.

  2. VIDEO Family and Relationships

    MS & Pregnancy: Kara's Story Part 1 (video)

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

  3. ONLINE Financial Planning

    Adapting: Financial Planning for a Life with MS (.pdf)

    Addresses financial organization, planning, insurance options, employment concerns, and benefit issues important to people with MS and their families; provides information for the future and to meet financial challenges that often accompany life with MS. 72-pages. (This guide is a collaboration of the National Endowment for Financial Education, the National MS Society, and Paralyzed Veterans of America.)*published prior to the enactment of the ACA.

  4. PRINT Community

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas For Wheelers And Slow Walkers (book)

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers is the first guidebook dedicated exclusively to wheelchair-accessible destinations, lodgings and recreational opportunities. Penned by Candy B. Harrington, the editor of Emerging Horizons, this new title focuses on the vacation planning needs of wheelchair-users and slow walkers.

  5. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Invisible Symptoms in MS Part 1 (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part one of a two-part discussion with Rosalind Kalb, PhD, who talks about invisible symptoms in multiple sclerosis.

  6. IN PERSON Everyday Matters

    Teleconference Series: Snappy Comebacks to "But You Look so Good"

    A discussion of the invisible symptoms of MS and how to deal with insensitivity or lack of knowledge by which people may not understand the impact on quality-of-life for persons living with MS.

    Download the accompanying PDF Slideshow.

    (recorded: 9 Jul 2012; time/size: 1h0m0s/16.1MB)

  7. VIDEO Emotional Health

    Mood Changes and MS, Part 3: Diagnosing and Treating Depression (video)

    This video features a discussion on diagnosing and treating depression in people with multiple sclerosis.

  8. VIDEO Employment

    Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace (video)

    This video series is designed to provide tips to help you succeed in maintaining employment. Topics include: thinking proactively; the ADA; disclosure; managing fatigue & cognition; assistive technology. The resource guide provides information on resume writing, job searches, preparing for an interview, and government assistance programs. Closed captions are available by selecting the CC button on the toolbar that appears below the video in YouTube and selecting on.

  9. IN PERSON Insurance

    Teleconference Series: Ask the Attorney: Social Security (2 Parts)

    Lawyer Victor Makris, with his 32 years' experience in litigating matters of Social Security, answers questions about the Social Security Disability and Retirement programs.

    (recorded: 19 Dec 2009; time/size: 1h19m16s/24.5MB)

    Part 2 of recording: Download (recorded 19 Dec 2009; time/size: 14m58s/6.4MB)

  10. IN PERSON Insurance

    Websites: Oklahoma Health Care Authority

    Program website forOklahoma Health Care Authority services for patients, providers, and researchers.

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