Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Other MS information Sources Links and contact Numbers

Information also is available from the following organizations:
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America706 Haddonfield Road Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 webmaster@msaa.com http://www.msassociation.org Tel: 856-488-4500 800-532-7667Fax: 856-661-9797 National, non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for those affected by multiple sclerosis. MSAA provides ongoing support and direct services to individuals with MS and their families and works to promote a greater understanding of the needs and challenges of those who face physical obstacles.
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation 6350 North Andrews Avenue Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309-2130 support@msfocus.org http://www.msfocus.org Tel: 954-776-6805 888-MSFOCUS (673-6287)Fax: 954-351-0630 Dedicated to helping people with MS, the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation offers a wide array of free services including: national toll-free support, educational programs, home care services, support groups, assistive technology programs, publications, a comprehensive website, and more programs to improve the quality of life for those affected by MS.
Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis 300 Fifth Avenue Waltham, MA 02451info-ninds08@acceleratedcure.com http://www.acceleratedcure.org Tel: 781-487-0008Fax: 781-487-0009 National nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation and execution of a plan to cure MS by determining its causes. Developing a multi-disciplinary blood, tissue, and data bank.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society733 Third Avenue 3rd FloorNew York, NY 10017-3288 nat@nmss.org http://www.nationalmssociety.org Tel: 212-986-3240 800-344-4867 (FIGHTMS) Fax: 212-986-7981Funds research, helps families stay together, provides accurate and up-to-date information, helps with employment issues, offers free counseling, runs self-help groups, advocates for people with disabilities, and provides referrals to medical professionals.
American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association 22100 Gratiot Avenue East pointe East Detroit, MI 48201-2227 aarda@aarda.org http://www.aarda.org Tel: 586-776-3900 800-598-4668 Fax: 586-776-3903 National organization that works to alleviate suffering and the socioeconomic impact of autoimmunity. Dedicated to the eradication of autoimmune diseases through fostering and facilitating collaboration in the areas of education, research, and patient services.
National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)4200 Forbes Boulevard Suite 202 Lanham, MD 20706-4829naricinfo@heitechservices.com http://www.naric.com Tel: 301-459-5900/301-459-5984 (TTY) 800-346-2742Fax: 301-562-2401
Clearinghouse on Disability Information Special Education & Rehabilitative Services Communications & Customer Service Team550 12th Street, SW, Rm. 5133Washington, DC 20202-2550http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osersTel: 202-245-7307 202-205-5637 National Ataxia Foundation (NAF)2600 Fernbrook Lane North Suite 119Minneapolis, MN 55447-4752naf@ataxia.org http://www.ataxia.org Tel: 763-553-0020Fax: 763-553-0167Encourages and supports research into the hereditary ataxia's, a group of chronic and progressive neurological disorders affecting coordination. Sponsors chapters and support groups throughout the U.S.A. and Canada. Publishes a quarterly newsletter and educational literature on the various forms of ataxia.
Well Spouse Association63 West Main Street Suite H Freehold, NJ 07728info@wellspouse.org http://www.wellspouse.org Tel: 800-838-0879 732-577-8899Fax: 732-577-8644International non-profit organization whose mission is to provide emotional support to, raise consciousness about, and advocate for the spouses/partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled.

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