Multiple SclerosisLiving With

Helping Kids With MS Manage Relapses

Children with multiple sclerosis tend to have more frequent flare-ups than adults with the condition do. Here’s what you need to know to help them navigate their symptoms so they can focus on what they do best: being kids.

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Nicolas Postiglioni
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    Sheryl Nance-Nash

    Sheryl Nance-Nash

    Sheryl Nance-Nash is a New York-based freelance writer, specializing in travel, personal finance and lifestyle topics. Her work has appeared in Newsday, The New York Times, Long Island Press Magazine,,,,,, among others. When she’s not encouraging people to spend money wisely, she travels the globe to satisfy her wanderlust and to inspire others to do the same!