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Explaining MS to children

Being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) can be a difficult and confusing time, and complex medical information can cause further stress and anxiety for those affected. This is particularly true for children, who are often confused or scared by the symptoms they see in their parents, such as difficulty walking, blurred vision, muscle weakness, fatigue and changes in memory.


How to access “Medikidz Understanding MS” comic:

You can read the comic online here:

To request a hard copy book please email with your name and address. (Available free of charge to people living within Australia.)




We would recommend the following resources for explaining MS to young people: