AFM Association Parent Support Group:

  • Acute Flaccid Myelitis Association
    • The Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) Association is a resource for those who are personally affected by AFM. They provide grants to patients and families in need of financial assistance for medical equipment and treatments.  Additionally, AFMA provides shared and up-to-date information as it is issued by the CDC and Medical Community. AFMA works to increase public awareness toward this rising health issue in an effort to promote advocacy for research.

Siegal Rare Neuroimmune Association:

AFM Parent Facebook Group:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

  • AFM Stories (CDC)
    • Stories shared from families affected by AFM to help others who have received an AFM diagnosis. From the stories you will learn about a family’s experience, progress, and advice to others.
  • For Parents of Children who have AFM (CDC)
    • AFM can be devastating for patients and their families. CDC knows that families are facing uncertainties when it comes to their child’s recovery from AFM. CDC is keeping these children front and center as they work with their partners to better understand AFM, research why some people get this condition, and develop ways to treat and prevent it.

American Academy of Pediatrics – Healthy Children AFM Page:

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