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Introduction

Digesting Science is a set of activities that teach 6-12 year old children about Multiple Sclerosis

Scientific information is communicated in a simple and fun way

Activities & Events

Digesting Science events aim to empower and equip young people with the knowledge to deal with issues of having a parent with MS. The activities can be used at home by one family or as a group event.

We run regular events in and around London and now the activity kits are freely available to help you to run an event in your local area

Events

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“I have not told too many people about me and MS, but I have informed the school and I think it is vital that my children know about it a safe and informed way - without the hysteria that seems to accompany MS! The morning you organised really helped”

- Parent with MS

“Just a quick note to say thank you for the session on Saturday. My son found it really helpful, all the staff were lovely and it was definitely a morning well spend. it was great.”

- Parent with MS

”Thank you so much for helping my daughter understand what MS is on Saturday, and how and what happens with it. When my daughter came out she said, "Mummy I'm not going to worry anymore", so a big thank you from the bottom of my heart. Digesthing Science is wonderful and you all need medals”

- Parent with MS

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About

Digesting Science was set up in 2013 by the Barts MS Research team at Queen Mary University of London. They identified the need to support parents when talking to their children about MS. The activities were developed by designers, Barts MS scientists and parents with MS to ensure that every activity is both factually correct and fun to complete. The project is regularly run in and around London, including Great Ormond Street Hospital. We realize that not everyone can reach our events, so we’ve developed kits and supporting material that can be sent out to anyone (an MS Nurse, a parent with MS, a physiotherapist) who would like to run an event in their area.

Digesting Science has received funding from the Centre for Public Engagement at Queen Mary University and Sanofi Genzyme.

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