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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. IN PERSON Exercise

    Art Therapy: Houston (Healing Art)

    Discover the healing power of art in this award-winning outreach program. Students explore various techniques with paint on canvas or watercolor on paper, along with occasional special projects.

    Multiple Dates
    Houston, TX 77006See Map
  2. IN PERSON Home

    Teleconference Series: Assistive Technology A-to-Z

    This teleconference covers technology available today for the workplace and home and the myriad devices which promote accessibility and freedom for people living with MS.

    (recorded: 12 Jan 2011; time/size: 45m23s/11.5MB)

  3. ONLINE Exercise

    An Introduction to MS for Fitness and Wellness Professionals

    Free online training course for fitness and wellness professionals, including aquatics instructors, yoga teachers, personal trainers, and others who want to learn more about MS. The course provides an overview of the disease and offers specific strategies for working with a diverse MS population. This online course has been approved by the American Council on Exercise for 0.4 continuing education credits.

  4. VIDEO Mobility & Accessibility

    Free From Falls Part 1 (video)

    Free From Falls is a comprehensive fall prevention program for people with multiple sclerosis. This DVD provides an introduction and overview of fall risk and prevention. The target audience is people with MS who are ambulatory (alone or with a cane, walking stick or crutch). Part one of a two-part series.

  5. IN PERSON Exercise

    Theraputic Horseback Riding: Cleburne

    Therapeutic horseback riding has been shown to enhance overall functional activity for people with disabilities.

    Multiple Dates
  6. ONLINE Support and Self Help Groups

    Websites: Texas 2-1-1

    Access services for food, clothing, health care, shelter, housing, support groups, legal aid, and many more health and human service needs.

  7. ONLINE MS Education

    Hoja bilingüe de información sobre la esclerosis múltiple: Multiple Sclerosis Bilingual Fact Sheet (.pdf)

    Información sobre la esclerosis múltiple en inglés y español.

  8. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Stress and Symptoms of MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about multiple-sclerosis related symptoms that may have been caused by stress.

  9. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Websites: United Way

    As many as one-third of working Americans do not earn enough money to meet their basic needs. Wages have not kept pace with the rising cost of housing, healthcare, and education and currently, 40 million Americans are working in low-paying jobs without basic health and retirement benefits. For families walking a financial tightrope, unable to save for college, a home, or retirement, United Way is here to help.

  10. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Self-Help Group: Austin (MS Family and Friends)

    Self-help group for families and caregivers.

    Multiple Dates
    Austin , TX 78759See Map

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