Child Protection Procedures

Although designed to protect children from abuse, there have been some cases where the law has been used to try to enforce controversial treatment on children with M.E. Tymes Trust and AYME can put people in touch with professionals who may be of help in such a situation.

Young People

YAO Social Services & Children with M.E. - Misunderstandings, Child Protection Procedures, Ways Out of the Nightmare; TYMES Magazine Issue 26 1.50 (includes coverage of recent cases) ; InterAction 29; 1999; pages 30-31 Care orders and the Child Protection Act by Nigel Speight