National MS Society
Kid's International Support Org
Stony Brook University Hospital

The MS Pediatric Center will provide comprehensive clinical services for children and adolescents with MS and their families including:

  • Neurological consultations by a MS specialist and a pediatric neurologist including clinical diagnosis, MRI review, and discussion of treatment options;

  • Neuropsychological evaluation and psychological assessment to evaluate the impact of MS on cognitive and emotional functioning;

  • Individual psychological therapy to children and adolescents and their families;

  • Support therapy for children and adolescents, and their families to discuss issues related to the disease;

  • Psycho-educational therapy for parents to improve their coping with the illness of their child;

  • Occupational and physical therapy consultations by professionals with expertise in fine and gross motor complications related to MS;