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    1. 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.

    Resources

    1. ADA and People with MS (.pdf)

      The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Protection for people with multiple sclerosis. (last updated in December 2015)

    2. Know Your Rights: A Legal Guide for People Living with MS (.pdf)

      Easy to read Q & A format containing information on employment, SSDI, family law, insurance, and more. Offers resources in each chapter, form letters and helpful guides for navigating legal difficulties.

    3. Law Help/NY

      LawHelp/NY is an online tool for helping low-income New Yorkers solve their legal problems. It is the only comprehensive source of legal referral information in the state and includes: free legal service organizations with their contact & intake information, "Know Your Rights" and self-help resources covering 15 areas of law, extensive links to social service, advocacy and government organizations, and information about the legal system.

    4. Curing MS: How Science Is Solving Mysteries of Multiple Sclerosis (book)

      Dr. Weiner is at the cutting edge of MS research and drug development, and he describes in clear and illuminating detail the science behind the symptoms and how new drugs may hold the key to “taming the monster.” In Curing MS, Dr. Weiner teaches us the “Twenty-one Points” of MS, a concise breakdown of the knowns and unknowns of the disease; tells stories from the frontlines of laboratories and hospitals; and offers a message of hope that a cure can—and will—be found.

    5. New York Legal Assistance Group

      NYLAG provides free civil legal services to New Yorkers who cannot afford a private attorney.

    6. The Legal Aid Society

      If you are in need of legal assistance and live in New York City, please call 212-577-3300 to receive information in English and Spanish how to access our services. The Legal Aid Society provides free legal services to low-income New Yorkers in the five boroughs of New York City in the areas of housing, immigration, benefits, family law, employment law, criminal defense, child protection and juvenile rights

    7. Legal Services NYC

      LEGAL SERVICES NYC is dedicated to helping to improve the lives and welfare of New York City’s low-income residents. For more than 40 years there program of legal services offices located in low-income communities and transportation hubs throughout New York City has provided free, high quality, legal help to people who have nowhere else to turn.

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