The goal of Kids Get MS Too is to provide an opportunity for children and adolescents with MS, and their families, to meet others in similar situations, and to talk with the team of health professionals from the Partners Pediatric MS Center about the care of children and teens with MS.
Saturday, March 9-Sunday March 10, 2013
This program is FREE, but advanced registration required by March 1st
Join us for an educational and fun winter weekend getaway in central MA. Enjoy time with other families living with Pediatric MS, and learn more from healthcare professionals on various topics. Registration includes overnight hotel accommodations (one room provided per family), lunch and dinner on Saturday, breakfast and lunch on Sunday.
If you would like to attend this please contact Allyssa Thompson at 1-800-344-4867 option 1 or at Allyssa.Thompson@nmss.org. We hope that you join us for a fun experience!
Kids Get MS Too Family Camp 2013
Friday, Saturday & Sunday August 16-18, 2013
Barbara C. Harris Camp & Conference Center, Greenfield, NH
Children and teens with MS, and their families, invited to a 3 day, 2-night weekend opportunity to meet others living with MS, share strengths and strategies, and make friends and memories that will last forever.
Friday, July 20, 2012
This program is free, but pre-registration is required by July 6. Three tickets per family.
Pre-game activities to start at approximately 4:30 p.m. Game is at 7:05 p.m.
Join us for this sport fan’s dream as we go to Fenway Park! Enjoy time with other families living with Pediatric MS, and cheer for the Red Sox as they take on the Toronto Blue Jays. Registration includes pregame activities, meal and tickets to the game.
To attend this event or for more information regarding financial assistance to help your family to attend, please contact Allyssa Thompson at 1-800-344-4867 option 1 or at Allyssa.Thompson@nmss.org
- This program is handicapped accessible.
- Eligibility: For kids and teens with MS, ages 8-18 and their family members. Three tickets per family.
2011 Kids Get MS Too Day at Fenway Park
Two teens with MS, Brianna & Corey; Paul Van Houten (chapter board member); and Sarah MacIsaac, Program Manager; Dr. Tanuja Chitnis, Director of the Partners Pediatric MS Center at MassGeneral Hospital for Children; Dr. Mark Gorman, staff physician at Partners Pediatric MS Center and at Children’s Hospital, Boston; and Dr. David Rintell, family counselor at Partners Pediatric MS Center represented the Chapter and the face of Pediatric MS on the field in front of the Fenway crowd!
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has selected the Partners Pediatric MS Center at MassGeneral Hospital for Children as one of six Pediatric MS Centers of Excellence in the country. The goals of the centers are:
- To provide optimal medical and psychosocial care and support to children and their families;
- To educate the medical community about pediatric MS;
- To develop a nationwide shared network of knowledge, and build a framework for research into this patient population.
For more information about the Partners Pediatric MS Center, please visit their website: http://www.partnerspediatricmscenter.org/, or call 1-617-726-6093.
If you have any questions about Kids Get MS Too, contact Amber Stalker, 1-800-344-4867, option 2, x127.
Participating National MS Society Chapters:
Greater New England (Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont), Connecticut, and Rhode Island