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    1. Knowledge is Power

      At-home educational program about MS

    2. Learn Online

      Webcasts and podcasts on a variety of topics available online

    3. Counselor Referrals

      Find connections to professional support.

    4. Ask an MS Navigator

      The Society's MS Navigators help identify solutions and provide access to the resources you are looking for. Call 1-800-344-4867 or see "More info" to contact us online.

    5. Join a Group or Discussion

      Looking to connect with other caregivers, family members, or people affected by MS? Self-help groups bring people together who share common life experiences for support, education and mutual aid.

    6. Connect with others on MSconnection.org

      Join thousands of people supporting one another and exploring the issues that shape your world.

    7. Connect with Peers One-on-One

      Search for and connect with a trained peer support volunteer who can provide you with helpful tips, suggestions and emotional support for the challenges that MS throws at you. Connect via one-on-one ongoing telephone or email conversations.

    8. MSFriends® Helpline

      Support from a trained volunteer living with MS, when you want and need it. Connect today by calling the MSFriends helpline at 1-866-673-7436

    9. Pharmaceutical Financial Assistance Programs

      A list of pharmaceutical and non profit financial assistance programs to assist with the costs of MS medications.

    10. Insurance Resources

      Information and resources to help people with MS overcome common obstacles to getting and keeping health coverage.

    11. Research Study to Compare Levels of Vitamin A & D in RRMS or SPMS

      We are conducting a research study to compare the level of vitamin A in relapsing remitting and secondary progressive multiple sclerosis patients who have a normal vitamin D level or are supplemented with Vitamin D to get them to a normal level.

      Torrance, CA 90502

    Resources

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    1. Teleconference Archives

      Listen to audio from past teleconferences.

    2. What Is Multiple Sclerosis (.pdf)

      Symptoms, disease patterns, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and research efforts. (last updated November 2018)

    3. "Bowel and Bladder Issues in MS" (Teleconference recording)

      This is a teleconference recording that aired on April 3, 2014. During this teleconference: Participants will be aware of normal bowel and bladder function without MS; participants will learn what dysfunction can occur related to MS; participants will be able to explore these issues with their health care provider for solutions that will lessen the impact on their overall quality of life.

    4. The Wellness Center Brochure

      Learn more about The Wellness Center at the Historic General Hospital in Boyle Heights, CA.

    5. 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.

    6. Catalog of Informational Resources (.pdf)

      The Society provides free resources for people living with MS and others. Many of these resources are listed in this catalog. For printed copies of any of our materials, contact an MS Navigator at 1-800-344-4867.

    7. MS in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers (video)

      This video is a resource for employers, featuring discussions about multiple sclerosis in the workplace.

    8. Plaintalk—A Booklet about MS for Families (.pdf)

      Discusses some of the more difficult physical and emotional problems many families face. By Sarah Minden, MD, and Debra Frankel, MS, OTR. (last updated August 2015)

    9. Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace Part 1(video)

      Part 1- Thinking Proactively About Employment

    10. MS In Focus- Bladder and Bowel Edition (.pdf)

      This issue of MS in Focus is dedicated to elimination dysfunction; bladder and bowel problems.

    11. Promising MS Research - Recorded Webcast

      Promising MS Research to Repair, Protect and Restore the Nervous System. Moderator Kate Milliken and panelists Dr. Ben Barres, Dr. Jonah Chan, Dr. Timothy Coetzee and Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl. December 5, 2013

    12. Momentum_Spring_2013.pdf

      The Spring 2013 issue of Momentum magazine, with a special bilingual feature on the Latino / Hispanic experience of living with MS.

    13. Momentum_Winter_2012-13.pdf

      The Winter 2012-13 issue of Momentum magazine. Features include "Not Your Friend's MS" and "The Pursuit of Happiness."

    14. Momentum_Summer_2013.pdf

      The Summer issue of Momentum, with features on disclosure and art therapy.

    15. Momentum_Fall_2012.pdf

      The Fall 2012 issue of Momentum, with a feature on families and MS.

    16. Focus on Employment (.pdf)

      Covers disclosure, Americans with Disabilities Act, fatigue & cognitive issues on the job, and telework options. (last updated August 2007)

    17. MS Connection Online Community

      MSconnection.org is an online community that provides the opportunity to connect with people involved in the MS movement and with valuable content, activities and resources.

    18. MS and Pregnancy (.pdf)

      Covers pregnancy, delivery, nursing, hormones, and questions about the disease-modifying drugs. (last updated May 2006)

    19. Making College Work for You (.pdf)

      There is a significant increase in requests for services from students with chronic diseases, like MS. This article explains how you can benefit from this change.

    20. Off to College with MS (.pdf)

      This article explores how life at college with MS works with a little help from friends.

    21. Federal Advocacy (.pdf)

      The surest indicator and best tool of an MS activist is information. We will arm you with what you need to fully understand activism and the issues. Here's a brochure about Federal Advocacy (please read and share it!).

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