Podcasts for Parents
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Siegel Rare Neuroimmune Association (SRNA) have developed a series of video-style podcasts with important information for parents of children with AFM. You can watch these videos here or download and listen to the podcasts anywhere you get your podcasts by searching for “Ask the Expert” by SRNA.
Has your child recently been diagnosed with AFM? Learn what to expect and what questions to ask your child’s care team.
To listen only, search for Episode 903 on the “Ask the Expert” podcast.
Are you interested in the relationship between your child’s healthcare provider, your state health department, and the CDC surveillance team? Hear from the experts as they discuss the process of how AFM cases are diagnosed, reported to public health agencies, sent to CDC, and classified.
To listen only, search for episode 905 on the “Ask the Expert” podcast.
Would you like to learn more about the importance of AFM research and surveillance to help AFM patients in the future? Hear from experts as they continue their discussion from “The Role of CDC and Public Health Agencies in AFM Surveillance | Part I,” a podcast about the relationship between healthcare providers, state health departments and CDC in supporting acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) surveillance.
To listen only, search for episode 906 on the “Ask the Expert” podcast.
Would you like to learn more about how to talk to your child about their AFM diagnosis? Hear from the experts as they discuss some strategies and tips to help navigate these conversations and support your child.
To listen only, search for Episode 908 on the “Ask the Expert” podcast.