Connecting You to Other MS Resources

Over the years, the MSRRTC has worked with a vast number of organizations who share our mission and goal of improving the quality of life of people living with MS. The following websites offer additional resources and information that may be useful to people living with multiple sclerosis (MS), their health care providers, and their friends and families.

  • UW Medicine Multiple Sclerosis Center - The UW Medicine MS Center is a state of the art facility that offers a full range of services for patients with MS. 

  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Northwest Chapter - The website offers a wealth of information and resources about MS, but tailors it to the specific needs and issues of people with MS living in the Western Washington, Alaska, and Montana.

  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) - The National MS Society addresses the challenges of living with MS through its 50-state network of chapters. The Society funds cutting-edge research, drives change through advocacy, facilitates professional education, and provides programs and services that help people with MS and their families move their lives forward.

  • Multiple Sclerosis Foundation - The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation's website offers information on MS, as well as programs and events, publications, access to provider information, and a wide variety of online services and forums.

  • Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) - A professional organization for MS healthcare providers (physicans, nurses, social workers, etc.) and researchers in North America, and a valued partner in the global MS community. 

  • International Federation of Multiple Sclerosis Societies - A comprehensive, international and up to date information resource developed by MS experts worldwide, and available in 15 languages.

  • Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) - The website provides information on MS programs and services, and access to several quarterly publications for people with MS.

  • Multiple Sclerosis VA Center of Excellence - As part of the United States Department of Veteran Affairs, the Center of Excellence provides information on understanding, diagnosing, and treating MS, as well as life issues and health problems associated with MS.

General Disability Information

  • UW Center for Technology & Disability Studies - The University of Washington's Center for Technology & Disability Studies conducts research projects primarily aimed at increasing access to education, community, and employment for people with disabilities through assistive technology and accessible information systems.

  • ADA National Network - Information, guidance, and training on the Americans with Disabilties Act (ADA).

  • Association of Assitive Technology Act Programs (ATAP) - a national, member-based organization that provides suuport to state AT Program members to enhance the effectiveness of AT Programs at state and local levels.  

  • DisabilityInfo.gov - DisabilityInfo.gov is a comprehensive online resource designed to provide people with disabilities with quick and easy access to the information they need. The site provides access to disability-related information and government programs, including benefits, civil rights, community life, education, employment, housing, health, technology and transportation.

  • National Assistive Technology Technical Assistance Partnership - Provided by the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), this assistive technology project works to reduce barriers and increase access to assistive technology (AT) devices and services for consumers with disabilities of all ages. This project also provides technical assistance in the areas related to universal design, state procurement actions, and funding of AT.

  • Vocational Rehabilitation - Federal-state vocational rehabilitation programs provide a wide variety of assistance and support to people with disabilities seeking to maintain or get employment.

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Studies Seeking Volunteers:

Currently there are no MSRRTC studies seeking volunteers.

Please check the Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine's website for other studies on Multiple Sclerosis.