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  • Pediatric onset multiple sclerosis study examines baffling, often-overlooked disease

    Parents of a child with pediatric onset multiple sclerosis may need long-term supports from mental health professionals and advocacy organizations to cope with the emotional and financial impact the disease has on their family, according to a new study co-written by Theodore P. Cross, a senior research specialist in social work at the University of Illinois.

    Parents of a child with pediatric onset multiple sclerosis may need long-term supports from mental health professionals and advocacy organizations to cope with the emotional and financial impact the disease has on their family, according to a new study co-written by Theodore P. Cross, a senior research specialist in social work at the University of Illinois.

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Ted Cross, call 781-640-4532; email tpcross@illinois.edu

    The paper “Families’ experience of pediatric onset multiple sclerosis” is available online or from the News Bureau

    DOI:  10.1007/s40653-018-0243-7