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Your MS Library

Learning about multiple sclerosis can be a challenge, leaving you with many questions, and not quite sure which information you can trust. Part of our mission at Virginia Mason's Multiple Sclerosis Clinic is to be a resource for patients, families and caregivers, and other health care professionals. Here are some links to trusted resources about MS. Check back periodically as more resources will be added.

Websites About MS:

Books About MS:

  • Mental Sharpening Stones: Manage the Cognitive Challenges of Multiple Sclerosis. Jeffrey N. Gingold. 2009. Demos Medical Publishing, LLC.
  • Multiple Sclerosis: 300 tips for making life easier. Shelley Peterman Schwarz. 2006. Demos Medical Publishing, LLC.
  • Multiple Sclerosis — the history of a disease. T. Jock Murray. 2005. Demos Medical Publishing, LLC.
  • Multiple Sclerosis for Dummies. R. Kalb, N. Holland, B. Giesser. 2007. Wiley Publishing, Inc. Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis, Second Edition. AC Bowling. 2007. Demos Medical Publishing, LLC.
  • The MS Workbook. RT Fraser, et al. 2006. New Harbinger Publications, Inc.
  • MS and Your Feelings. A Shadday. 2007. Hunter House.

Financial Assistance Programs (Disease Modifying Therapies):

Washington State Websites
Department of Social and Health Services (community offices)
Insurance Commissioner (SHIBA)
Information Network 2-1-1
Social Security and Medicare

Caregiver Resources
Lots of Helping Hands
Patients Like Me

Community Resources
Aging and Disability Services Administration
Senior Information and Assistance

Health Insurance
Washington State Insurance Commissioner
Consumer Guide to Health Insurance
LifeWise Health Plan of Washington
Washington Health Plan
Washington State Health Insurance Pool

National Patient Travel Center
Angel Flight West
Community Transit Disabled Services
King County Metro ACCESS Disabled Services