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.
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We would recommend the following resources for explaining MS to young people:
- 6-10 years old - Has your Mum or Dad Got MS?
- 8-14 y.o - Medikidz Understanding MS
- 14 onwards - MS Xplained