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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 Family and Relationships

    When a Parent Has MS: A Teenagers Guide (.pdf)

    For older children and teenagers who have a parent with MS. Discusses real issues brought up by real teenagers. By Diane O’Connell with the Programs staff of the National MS Society.

  2. ONLINE Health & Wellness

    MS Learn Online-Veterans Administration MS Centers of Excellence (.pdf)

    This is the transcript from the MS Learn Online feature presentation: Veterans Administration MS Centers of Excellence, featuring Jodie Haselkorn, MD, Christopher Bever, MD, and Gary Herarro, PT.

  3. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Shift in Doctor - Patient Relationship (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.

  4. Exercise

    National Center on Health, Physical Activity & Disability (NCHPAD)

    program database & information resource (national)

  5. ONLINE Social gatherings and networking

    Connecting with Others Living with MS (.pdf)

    Outlines resources available from the National MS Society that can help you connect with others who share similar life experiences with MS. Choose from one-on-one conversations, group/social settings or online resources for your peer connections.

  6. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Gait or Walking Problems (.pdf)

    Walking problems and how they can be addressed. (last updated May 2010)

  7. Financial Assistance

    Scholarships

    We all know the financial strain that an MS diagnosis can put on a family. With tuition costs and living expenses rising every year, it’s becoming harder for families affected by MS to pay for college.

  8. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Vision Problems (.pdf)

    Current therapy for MS-related eye disorders. Discusses low-vision aids. (last updated November 2008)

  9. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    North Philadelphia/Moss Rehab MS Connections Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Philadelphia, PA 19141See Map
  10. ONLINE Family and 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.

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