MS is a disease affecting the whole family. This is why the Mid Florida Chapter offers many different programs that support parents, friends, spouses, and children of people with MS. Our programs provide them with opportunities to network socially with other families and learn more about the disease.
> Day of Discovery- A morning of education for the whole family ending in admission to SeaWorld Orlando.
> Kid's Camp- A fun filled weekend for children who live with a family member with MS.
> Family Night- A fun opportunity for families impacted by MS to connect with each other and enjoy an entertaining evening out.
> Pediatric MS Centers- In 2006, the National MS Society established a nationwide network of six Pediatric MS Centers of Excellence to provide comprehensive evaluation and care to children and teens (up to age 18) with MS, and other related central nervous system (CNS) demyelinating disorders.
> Keep S'myelin- a full color newsletter for children ages 5 to 10.
> Relationship Matters- A program for couples living with MS.
> Teen Summit- A program for teens whose lives have been affeected by MS.
> Caregivers- The Mid Florida Chapter of the National MS Society has resources available to help when you are feeling overwhelmed, or at a loss about where to get help for yourself or your loved one.
> Free From Falls- A comprehensive fall prevention program for people with MS.