Talking with your kids about MS
Further information from the MS Trust:
For people newly diagnosed with MS - a practical introduction to MS to help answer questions at a time of uncertainty and maintain a positive attitude
A guide to what MS is and to help people understand the mechanisms of the disease.
Written with the help of 10-16 year olds who know what it is like to have a parent with MS and who share their experiences, worries and emotions about living with MS in their family.
Aimed at 6-10 year olds who have a mum or dad with MS. Fuly illustrated in bright colours with engaging characters, this is a book that children can read on their own or with a parent.
A charity which offers support to anyone parenting a child.
T: 0808 800 2222
The Growing Up Strong project was undertaken by the MS Society of Canada in 2002-2004 to support children of parents with MS. A report of the findings is available on the website.
Provides a variety of publications and web-based resources to help explain MS to children.
T: 0808 800 8000
An interactive website with information, discussion boards and live webchats for young people.
T: 0844 800 4361