Pediatric MS/Kids Corner

Below you will find fun items and information for MSers, family, and friends.

MSIF
MS in Children

www.msif.org/about-ms/childhood-ms/


School Services for Children with Special Needs: Know Your Rights
Children with such special needs are usually entitled to receive additional services or accommodations through the public schools. Children with such special needs are usually entitled to receive additional services or accommodations through the public schools.
Read full atricle at:
www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/FFF-Guide/Services-In-School-For-Children-With-Special-Needs-What-Parents-Need-To-Know-083.aspx
NMSS
"Estimates suggest that 8,000-10,000 children (up to 18 years old) in the United States have MS, and another 10,000-15,000 have experienced at least one symptom suggestive of MS"
www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS/Who-Gets-MS/Pediatric-MS
NMSS
"Online groups where you can share concerns and information"
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www.nationalmssociety.org/Resources-Support/Resources-for-Specific-Populations/Pediatric-MS-Support-Network
First Hand Foundation
"First Hand is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that provides funding for individual children with health-related needs when insurance and other financial resources have been exhausted"
www.firsthandfoundation.org/
Nimpentoad
"a high fantasy early chapter book for kids. The clever little Nimpentoad leads his fellow Niblings through the perilous Grunwald Forest, overcoming obstacles and encountering strange creatures along the way."
www.goodreads.com/book/show/13051703-nimpentoad
Twignibble
"a very smart and mechanically adept sloth, with animal friends all over the world. Kids love the cute animals and funny inventions; parents appreciate a book that promotes resourcefulness, empathy, and protecting the environment.
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www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFLa77Z4S1o
MARVEL Comic Book:  Superior
"Now he's living with multiple sclerosis, missing all the little things he used to take for granted, and escaping into the world of movies and comics with his best friend. Then... SUPERIOR entered his life."
marvel.com/comic_books/issue/37038/superior_2010_1

Children's Hope for Understanding MS  CHUMS
"is a national nonprofit organization designed to enhance awareness and comprehension levels of children whose lives are affected by MS"

www.chumsweb.org/index.html
My Dad's got MS
by: Gary Hetherington and Carolyn Young
http://www.mstrust.org.uk/downloads/my_dads_got_ms.pdf
Needy Meds Camp Programs
"This is a listing of camps for children and adults with specific diseases, and for children who have a parent or a family member with a specific disease."  FREE
www.needymeds.org/camps.taf
Sight for Students
"Provides free vision exams and glasses to low-income, uninsured children."  FREE

www.vsp.com/sfs-find-affiliate.html

 
SSDI - Government Benefilts
"Benefits for Children With Disabilities.

www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10026.pdf

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
"Keep S’myelin is a colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring newsletter to help children and their parents talk and learn about MS together." 
www.nationalmssociety.org/Resources-Support/Library-Education-Programs/For-Kids-Keep-S-myelin