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Education for children affected by MS (factsheet)

For a child with any chronic health condition like MS, the repercussions of missing a lot of school, or having difficulties at school, can be far reaching. This factsheet describes some of the common issues and how to manage them.

Download this factsheet for information covering education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including:

  • how to help your child
  • who to talk to
  • your child's rights in the educational system
  • special educational needs (SEN)
  • taking medication in school
  • support from schools and teachers
  • managing absence due to sickness

For Scotland, see Education for children with MS in Scotland

This factsheet is available for you to download and print. You can find more information about children and MS on our webpages.

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