Knowledge truly is power
The more you know, the better prepared you’ll be to handle the uncertainty of living with MS. Tap into our educational opportunities to:
- Learn how to talk about MS with a loved one
- Hear about current MS research
- Brush up on the latest MS therapies
- Learn a new symptom management technique
- Get answers to your burning questions
- Meet others like you
- Speak candidly with top MS professionals
- ...and more, we have something for everyone!
In-Person Workshops and Teleconferences
Check out our Calendar of Events for upcoming workshops, conferences and social get-togethers.
MS Learn Online
Topics include symptom management, , healthy living, progressive MS, and more. New videos appear bimonthly and past videos can be viewed at any time.
Live Fully, Live Well
A comprehensive wellness program from the National MS Society and Can Do MS, designed for people living with MS and their support partners. This series covers topics affecting the whole family living with MS in order to strengthen relationships, increase understanding and promote improved health and quality of life.
Explore a variety of recorded webcasts ranging on topics such as understanding and treating progressive MS, what’s new in MS research, repairing the nervous system, and more!
My Life, My MS, My Decisions
A series of online classes that will help you boost your decision-making power. It’s your MS and it’s your medical care but sometimes it can feel like other people are making your decisions for you. These classes keep you in the driver's seat.
Knowledge is Power - also available through mail!
A free, at-home educational series for people newly diagnosed with MS and their families. Knowledge is Power is written by Dr. Rosalind Kalb, a highly regarded author and psychologist, who knows about MS and the effect it can have on your life and the lives of people who care about you. The program provides up-to-date facts about many aspects of MS.
You CAN! is brought to you with the help of Can Do Multiple Sclerosis (formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis) as a reminder that despite the challenges MS may bring, you have a whole life to live. Find helpful tips and reminders for symptom management, healthy living, family life, life planning and independence.
- Listen to past audio recordings of the West Region Education Teleseries. Topics include “MS & the Eye”, “Managing MS as a Family”, “Pain in MS”, and many more.
Exercise Videos and Resources:
- Work out from home! Check out our online instructional exercise videos, as well as DVD’s and books for purchase specifically for MS!
Get Involved in Clinical Trials
Clinical trials are studies to determine if a treatment is safe and effective for MS. Click here to find out about studies to participate in, the latest news/results, and information about clinical MS research.
Free Educational Pamphlets
Peruse a large selection of brochures and other educational materials. These free materials contain pertinent information on specific symptoms and common questions.
Be an MS Activist
Take an active role in shaping legislation and keep yourself informed on issues that need your voice through our MS Activist program. There are a number of easy ways to get involved. You can make a difference in your own life and the lives of others in your community living with MS.