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Children and youth with CFIDS

Chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS), also known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), is widely recognized in adults. But itís not as well known that children and adolescents can have CFIDS.  Check it out at http://www.cfids.org/youth/youth.asp.

Check out helpful ideas from a CFS youth at: http://www.geocities.com/helpfulcfs/.

A CFIDS of America guidebook was written by and for CFIDS youth.   The following information is taken from the guidebook.

        Educational Resources:

        The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
        PO Box 1492
        Wash DC 20013
        800 695-0285
        http://www.nichcy.org

       Pen-Pal Clubs:

        CYA Pen-pal Connection
        PO Box 220398
        Charlotte, NC 28222-0398
        704 365-2343
 

        On-line services and groups:

        Association of Youth with ME
        http://www.ayme.org.uk/

        CFS-Y (Discussion group for kids with CFIDS)
       http://www.geocities.com/HotSprings/1683/pwcs.html.