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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 Employment

    Should I Work (.pdf)

    General overview of the employment issues that might concern people newly diagnosed. (last updated January 2012)

  2. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Keep S'myelin: A newsletter about MS for children

    Keep S’myelin is a colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring newsletter to help children and their parents talk and learn about MS together. Each issue is filled with stories, interviews, games, and activities that highlight a specific topic related to MS, as well as a special section just for parents.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. IN PERSON Recreation

    Camps: Champ Camp

    Champ Camp is a 3-day, 2-night camp for children diagnosed with MS and their families.

    Multiple Dates
    Burton , TX 77835See Map
  6. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Self-Help Group: Arlington (Friends & Family MS Care Giver)

    Self-help group for caregivers.

    Multiple Dates
    Arlington, TX 76013See Map
  7. IN PERSON Exercise

    MS Pilates Class: Round Rock

    Exercises are gentle, yet effective, for all fitness levels and abilities. They are non-impact and non-weight bearing, but strengthen core muscles and improve overall stability.

    Multiple Dates
    Round Rock, TX 78681See Map
  8. 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.

  9. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Managing Transitions

    This teleconference discusses the ways MS may affect quality of life, such as through new symptoms, employment issues, alteration of family dynamics, and other daily challenges, and what Society resources are available to help cope with and manage these changes.

    (recorded: 8 Jun 2011; time/size: 1h2m43s/13MB)

  10. 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.

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