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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 One-on-one Peer Support

    One-on-One Peer Connections

    Through the Peer Connections program you can search for and connect with a peer support volunteer who has “been there” and can provide you with helpful tips, suggestions and emotional support for the challenges that MS throws at you. You can connect with your peer via one-on-one ongoing telephone or email conversations. Peer Connections volunteers have been through a rigorous screening and training process.

  2. ONLINE Financial Planning

    Websites: Financial Education Partners

    The National MS Society has partnered with Financial Education Partners to provide financial planning services to those living with MS. Financial Education Partners will assist you in finding a credentialed financial professional near you.

  3. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Healthcare Reform, Key Issues

    This teleconference broadly discusses the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and possible positive and negative impacts for people living with MS.*

    (recorded: 13 Oct 2010; time/size: 1h1m19s/16.5MB)

    *not intended as a comprehensive, personalized review; please discuss with an insurance counselor if you have any questions about your particular situation.

  4. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Teleconference Series: Pillow Talk: MS & Intimacy

    This teleconference features speaker Frederick Foley, director of neuropsychology and psychosocial research at the MS Center at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, NJ, discussing the epidemiology of sexual issues in MS and treatment methods available for enhancing intimacy for persons and couples living with MS.

    (recorded: 8 Dec 2010; time/size: 52m56s/14.5MB)

  5. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Less Common Symptoms (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features a discussion with Stephen Krieger, MD, who talks about less common symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

  6. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Pain (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses pain associated with multiple sclerosis, the types of pain, and options for managing it.

  7. VIDEO Clinical Trials

    Clinical Trials: Solving One Piece of the MS Puzzle Part 1 (video)

    This video features part one of a series that discusses research efforts for multiple sclerosis and clinical trials.

  8. ONLINE Family and 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.

  9. VIDEO Employment

    Career Crossroads

    This video program focuses on the legal rights of employees with MS and examines ways to mitigate the effects of MS on work performance. A self-study companion workbook is also available.

  10. ONLINE Legal

    ADA and People with MS (.pdf)

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Protection for people with multiple sclerosis. (last updated in August 2012)

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