Navigating the Pediatric MS Journey – Episode 10

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is pleased to present our podcast episode on “Navigating the Pediatric MS Journey.” Hosted by Marie LeGrand, Associate Vice President of Mission Delivery, Health Equity and Education for MSAA, this program is part of MSAA’s 2023 MS Awareness Month theme – Life with MS: Different Stages of the Journey. Our first guest, Yolanda Wheeler, PhD, CRNP, CPNP-AC, MSCN, is an assistant professor and nurse researcher at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing, as well as a member of MSAA’s Healthcare Advisory Council and African American Advisory Board. Our second guest, Elena McDaniel, is a parent of a child with MS. In this episode, Dr. Wheeler and Elena explore pediatric MS and how that affects children and teens and also what parents and guardians should know and consider when talking to their healthcare providers.

This episode was produced and recorded at Gradwell House Recording in Haddon Heights, NJ. Music provided by The New Anxiety (Tim Recuber and John Masino III).

For a transcript of this program, please click here.

MSAA strives to provide useful, up-to-date information, on matters of concern to MS patients and their families. This material is intended for general informational purposes only, and it does not constitute medical advice. You should not use the information presented as a means of diagnosis or for determining treatment. For diagnosis and treatment options, you are urged to consult your physician.