For Parents Who Have a Child with AFM

CDC understands that parents who have had a child diagnosed with AFM have many concerns and questions. AFM is a serious condition that can be difficult for children and their parents or caregivers.

We started seeing more people, especially children, with AFM in 2014. To help answer questions you may have, we have put together the information we know so far. We will keep updating this website as we learn more about AFM.

We invite you to share other questions you have by sending them to

For patient resources, visit the Siegel Rare Neuroimmune Association Resourcesexternal icon.