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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.

    2. Access the Apple: A community excursion program

      The chapter hosts community based outings throughout the year. Learn how to “access the apple” and experience NYC firsthand regardless of your mobility status. Trips are planned to a variety of events: theater, museum exhibits, sporting events, and more.

    3. For a listing of local recreation programs visit our calendar.

      Use the "Health and Wellness" filter to view all NYC-SNY recreation and wellness programs.

    Resources

    1. Access for All

      The City of New York Parks & Recreation strives to help ALL New Yorkers discover its New nearly 29,000 acres of parks and how they can enrich lives, promoting physical and emotional well-being, and provide venues for fitness and peaceful respite.

    2. The Center for Independence of the Disabled, CIDNY

      CIDNY's offices in Manhattan and Queens provide benefit counseling, direct services (e.g. housing assistance, transition services for youth with disabilities, employment-related assistance, healthcare access, benefits assistance, and peer support groups), information and referrals, and recreational activities. There are no charges to consumers for CIDNY's services.

    3. Independence Care System, ICS

      ICS is a Medicaid-managed long-term care plan licensed by New York State for individuals with physical disabilities and chronic illnesses. Their mission is to provide their members with the health and social supports they need to live full and satisfying lives at home, in their own communities. ICS has a unit dedicated to people living with MS and works in collaborations with the NYC-SNY Chapter.

    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. Accessibility in NYC Parks

      NYC Parks strives to help all New Yorkers discover how New York City's about 29,000 acres of parks can enrich their lives, promoting physical and emotional well-being, and providing venues for fitness and peaceful respite for the widest possible audience.

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