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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 Symptom Management

    Controlling Spasticity (.pdf)

    Managing this common, sometimes disabling, MS symptom—roles of self-help, medications, physical therapists, nurses, and physicians. (last updated May 2014)

  2. IN PERSON Recreation

    Getaway Weekend

    Getaway Weekend is a 2-night weekend retreat for individuals living with MS, along with their spouse, carepartner, friend and/or adult family member.

    Multiple Dates
    Tulsa, OK 74136
  3. ONLINE Knowledge is Power

    Society Services: Resource Library

    Books and other media resources are avaialble through the Lending Library at no cost to those living with MS and their families.

  4. TELEPHONE Financial Assistance

    Society Services: Financial Assistance

    Multiple sclerosis creates a range of challenges that can result in short-term financial crises, difficulty obtaining critical equipment and home or auto modifications, and diminished capacity to pay for MS-generated needs. The National MS Society’s Financial Assistance Program offers guidance, leverage and resources to help contain the financial impact of MS.

  5. VIDEO Employment

    Career Crossroads: Employment and MS (DVD)

    Developed by employment and MS experts to help individuals living with MS remain in the workforce. The information is applicable to all people with disabilities or chronic health conditions.

  6. IN PERSON Employment

    Teleconference Series: MS -- It Doesn’t Have to End Your Career

    This teleconference covers the impact of multiple sclerosis on employment and careers. It specifically addresses career planning to stay in the workforce as long as possible, including preparing resumes and for interviews; re-entering the workforce after an extended absence; and for accommodations in the work environment.

    (time/size: 52m29s/60MB)

  7. ONLINE Home

    At Home with MS—Adapting Your Environment (.pdf)

    Modify a house or apartment to save energy, compensate for reduced vision or mobility, and live comfortably when MS is severe. Many do-it-yourself changes. By Jane E. Harmon, OTR. (last updated August 2014)

  8. ONLINE MS Education

    Students with MS and the Academic Setting: A Handbook for School Personnel (.pdf)

    This handbook for school personnel explores the unique challenges and fluctuating needs of students with MS.

  9. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    Find Clinical Trials

    Clinical trials help to find solutions for everyone affected by MS. Find studies near you.

  10. ONLINE Legal

    Know Your Rights: A Legal Guide for People Living with MS (.pdf)

    Easy to read Q & A format containing information on employment, SSDI, family law, insurance, and more. Offers resources in each chapter, form letters and helpful guides for navigating legal difficulties.

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