Resources

Disclaimer

Listed below are links to website with information about disease states and treatment options for Multiple Sclerosis. By providing these links, we are offering information and education about MS. In no way is this intended to be an advertisement or endorsement of any facility, medication or treatment.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)

  • 1-800-FightMS or 1-800-323-4873
  • www.NMSS.org
  • Promotes Research
  • Educates: Booklets, Programs, Library, Journals
  • Advocate
  • Financial Assistance
  • Support : Resources and Support Groups

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA)

  • 1-800-532-7667
  • www.MSAA.org
  • Promotes Research
  • Educates: Booklets, Programs, Library, Journals
  • Advocate
  • Financial Assistance
  • Support: Resources and Support Groups
  • MRI Institute – (financial assistance)
  • Cooling Program – (cooling devices)

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (MSF)

  • 1-888-673-6287
  • www.MSFocus.org
  • Promotes Research
  • Educates: Booklets, Programs, Library, Journal
  • Advocate
  • Financial Assistance
  • Support: Resources and Support Groups
  • MS Cruise
  • Cooling Program ( cooling devices)

National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR)

  • 1-600-431-2804
  • www.NOSSCR.org
  • Assists with applications and obtaining SSDI

Patient Services Incorporated (PSI)

Contact Counseling and Crisis Line (CCCL)

  • 1-855-535-5427
  • www.MentalHealthLine.org
  • 24 hour immediate confidential, personal, telephone counseling and crisis prevention/intervention

Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

  • Equipment prescribed or recommended by a health care provider
      • physician or therapist is best – so appropriate for your needs
  • Items can often be covered by insurance and purchased many places
      • i.e. : Pharmacies – Walmart – Target
  • Carmichaels Cashway Pharmacy Inc.
      • 337-234-5834 – 1472 S.College Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503
      • 337-412-6205 – 4809 Ambassador Caffrey Pkwy, Lafayette LA 70508
      • 337-783-7263 – 1002 N Parkerson Ave –Crowley LA 70526

Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network -- LATAN

  • Purchase and/or lease DME
  • 225-925-9500 or 1-800-270-6185
  • Fax: 225-925-9560
  • 3042 Old Forge Drive Ste D – Baton Rouge LA 70808
  • www.latan.org

Accessibility by Design

  • 337-984-0123
  • Assist with home modifications including ramps, handicap accessible bathrooms and much more
      • waiver program
      • grants