AYME team welcomed by Newport Pagnell

National charity, Association of Young People with ME (AYME), celebrated the formal opening of its new offices in Newport Pagnell with a ‘tea party' on Friday 10 July 2015. Attended by local...

AYME Member Wins Youth Ambition Award

AYME Member, Skye Wheeler, has won the Taking Charge of Your Life Award as part of the Northamptonshire Youth Ambition Awards.     Skye was nominated for an...

AYME's Education Fact Sheet

AYME's National Support Workers have collaborated with professionals across the country to produce a fact sheet for schools and their staff. We encourage our members, parents and carers,...

Damehood for AYME's President, Esther Rantzen

On June 25th 2015, AYME's President, Esther Rantzen, was made a Dame by the Princess Royal at an investure ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Congratulations, Esther! You can read our...

AYME featured in Sunday Express article

On Sunday 21st June 2015, the Sunday Express newspaper published an article entitled:  ME parents' fury at child abuse claims.  The staff team at AYME worked with journalists over...

Sunday Express, 21 June 2015... ME parents' fury at child abuse claims

ME parents' fury at child abuse claims HUNDREDS of parents whose children suffer from a crippling illness that leaves them permanently exhausted have been falsely accused of child abuse. ...

Scotland Conference

One of our National Support Workers, Sheila, attended a conference in Scotland earlier this week. Click on the image below to open up our most up-to-date leaflet aimed at services in...

Knit a Tulip for ME: Press Release

On Thursday 14 th  May 2015, AYME will join parents, carers and supporters of our charity who founded and are running the Knit a Tulip for ME  project. The campaign will be launched...

AYME's GP Leaflet

The Role of GPs in Supporting Paediatric M.E./CFS  Take a look at AYME's GP leaflet that has been circulated to 10,000 GP practices in the UK! Next time you see your GP please...

M.E. Awareness Week 2015: AYME's Press Release

NEARLY 95% OF CHILDREN WITH M.E. HAVE HAD THEIR ILLNESS DISBELIEVED    The Association of Young People with M.E. (AYME) has revealed that 94% of children and young people...

Media Case Studies

Become a media case study for AYME!   If you are an AYME member or a parent/carer of an AYME member, and you would be happy to talk to the media this M.E. Awareness Week and...

M.E. Awareness Week 2015

AYME's M.E. Awareness Week 2015 From Monday 11 th May to Friday 17 th May 2015, AYME will be celebrating M.E. Awareness Week with a variety of goings-on that we know our...

AYME's Chief Executive meets the Prime Minister!

This morning, 24th April 2015, AYME's Chief Executive Mary-Jane spotted Prime Minister David Cameron in the next compartment on the train... Definitely not your average commute!   ...

Great North Run

The Great North Run is the second largest half marathon in the world and takes place annually in the UK every year, with around 57,000 participants taking to the streets of Newcastle to run the...

Welcome to Mary!

A belated but joyous welcome to AYME's newest member of the team, Mary! Mary joined AYME in January as our new Events Fundraiser, supported by The Rank Foundation's 'Time to Shine'...

Get involved with ME Awareness Week now and help AYME spread the word!

With only six weeks to go until ME Awareness Week 2015, AYME is eager to spread the #nowyouseeME message far and wide! To help AYME make ME visible, take a #nowyouseeME selfie like...

BACME Conference Summary, March 2015

The 6 th BACME conference was held in Milton Keynes on 13 th and 14 th of March 2015. There were approximately 140 delegates representing NHS and private specialist services from across...

New ME/CFS Research Announced

On Friday 27th February, AYME members and supporters might have noticed coverage of new research into  ME/CFS in mainstream media publications, which is being described by the researchers...

GOSH Questionnaire to Support Recovery Research

AYME hopes that its members (16-25 years) will complete a questionnaire in order to assist in a piece of research being carried out by  Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Children's NHS...

AYME's book, Forget ME Not, now available to purchase!

AYME has great pleasure in announcing the release of Forget ME Not, a collection of poems, stories, photographs and artwork by young people affected by ME/CFS, with a foreword by our founder,...