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Jane Colby FRSA

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Full name Jane Colby FRSA
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

ME, Myalgic Encephaloymyelitis, CFS, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ME in Children and Young People, CFS in Children and Young People, ME and poliomyelitis, Education, Energy Efficient Education for success in children with ME, Virtual Education.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing
Last updated 28-09-2011 18:09


Author and freelance writer, Executive Director for The Young ME Sufferers Trust in a voluntary capacity. A former Head Teacher and member of the Chief Medical Officer's Working Group on CFS/ME, I suffered with severe ME from a virus related to poliomyelitis. I am co-author of the largest study of ME ever undertaken (333,000 school roll) which revealed that ME is the biggest cause of long term sickness absence from school (Journal of CFS, 1997). Many media appearances, TV and radio interviews welcome. Features on ME at www.tymestrust.org/tymespublications.htm may be quoted with suitable acknowledgement. Personal quotes provided for articles relevant to ME/CFS.

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