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How should I start the conversation about multiple sclerosis with my children?

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Before you talk with your child, think about her maturity level and how much she can understand about your disease. If you have more than one child, it may help to talk to them individually and make the discussion right for each of them. Don’t be surprised if your kids already know that something’s up. Children are good at knowing when things are different. Ask them how they’d like to learn more about MS. They can read a book alone or with you, watch a video, or go with you to a doctor visit.

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National MS Society.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 19, 2019

SOURCE: 

National MS Society.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 19, 2019

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