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10 Things to Know About Kids and MS

This rare disease is challenging for the whole family. Learn more about what happens when a child has pediatric multiple sclerosis.

By Erin L. Boyle

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Physical Therapy Moves to Beat Pediatric MS Pain

Helps kids feel better with these stretches and strengthening exercises for multiple sclerosis.

By K. Aleisha Fetters
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The Pros and Cons of Remote Learning for MS Kids

Flexible schedules can help teens cope with chronic fatigue and other symptoms. But is social isolation and too much screen time a big fail?

By Sheryl Nance-Nash
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Meet 6 Incredible Teens With MS

These teenagers have lots more to deal with than most kids their age. But do they let multiple sclerosis stop them? No way.

By Lambeth Hochwald
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How to Answer Your Kid’s Questions About Their MS

Growing up is hard enough. But add multiple sclerosis to the mix, and challenges abound for both parents and their children.

By Stephanie Watson
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Ready, Set, Go! How to Keep Kids With MS Active

Don’t let a multiple sclerosis diagnosis sideline your kid from sports and play. Give them—and their cardiovascular and muscular systems—a boost with these fitness tips.

By Sheila M. Eldred