Association of Young People with ME

Association of Young People with ME

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Association of Young People with ME

AYME is run for and by chidlren and young people struck down by the painful and debilitating condition ME/CFS. AYME provides frontline support and information to the 25,000 children and young people with ME/CFS and their parents and carers. We advocate for the child when they are faced with disbelieving professionals, inappropriate or harmful treatment, or are being treatened with Child Protection Proceedings.
We have over three hundred volunteers involved in running ur unique peer support services, which helps the gain new skills, confidence and self-esteem and helps them build new and understanding friendships.
AYME also works to improve understanding of ME/CFS among the genral public and health, education and social care professionals.

Founded 1996

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