Dr Nigel Speight, April 2016

Many families were helped and supported by Nigel Speight's knowledge, kindness and generosity of spirit, during AYME's early years. Nigel was the charity's Medical Adviser and then Patron until...

Glasgow welcomes AYME

It was another successful visit on our ‘Spotlight Tour' last month, this time to the friendly, cultural city of Glasgow.  Sheila, one of AYME's National Support Workers was delighted by...

AYME is coming to Southampton this ME Awareness Week…

Following on from our successful visit to Glasgow, Sheila, one of our National Support Workers, will soon be hosting another Spotlight event in Southampton. On Saturday 14 th May, young...

AYME celebrates its 20th anniversary

The leading UK charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of all children and young people with M.E./CFS marks its 20 th anniversary this year in 2016. Since its...

QMUL research data: Chair of Trustees states Board’s final decision

In recent weeks, the Board of Trustees of the Association of Young People with ME (AYME) has received requests from individuals within the ME community that they write to Queen Mary University...

New dates added to AYME’s Spotlight Tour

Following on from its successful first event in Belfast last October, we are delighted to announce upcoming dates for the ‘Spotlight Tour' to visit Glasgow and Southampton. The tour...

King’s College London needs your help

Researchers at King's College London would like to invite young people (aged 18 or younger) with M.E./CFS and primary caregivers to take part in a study to help us to learn about why young...

AYME welcomes its 9,000th member

National charity, the Association of Young People with ME ( AYME ), has welcomed its 9,000 th member. Reaching the impressive figure this autumn, the charity has now brought its essential...

AYME’s GP fact sheet: our statement

In recent weeks, the Association of Young People with M.E. (AYME) has received a limited number of queries via email and twitter with regards to a statement on our GP fact sheet. The statement...

New research study published by BMJ

What matters to children with M.E./CFS? A new research study has been published by the BMJ.

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,...

UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative

NEW collaborators come on board the UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative   People with M.E. need better treatment and support This can only be achieved through increasing the...

AYME Spotlight Tour

AYME Spotlight Tour is launched! AYME is on the road! We're delighted to announce that AYME's National Support Workers are going to tour the UK over the next 12 months, taking their...

PRESS RELEASE: Local Girl Sparks Chain Reaction for M.E.

LOCAL GIRL SPARKS CHAIN REACTION FOR M.E.   This Wednesday 5 th August, Lizzie Horgan, 25, is calling on local people to get involved in a fitness fundraising event with a...

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...

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...