Jane Colby

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Jane Colby is a British advocate for paediatric patients and formerly had severe myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) triggered by a viral infection. (Colby sometimes refers to the virus as "polio-like" or "related to polio"[1] and sometimes as coxsackie B).[2] She is a former head teacher and a member of the National Association of Educational Inspectors, Advisors, and Consultants. [3] She is the Executive Director of Tymes Trust, the longest established national UK service for children and young people with ME and their families.[4]

Authored[edit]

  • 2013, ME - The New Plague 2
  • 2007, Special problems of children with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and the enteroviral link.[5]
  • 1999, Zoe's Win, a book for children with ME[6]
  • 1996, Long Term Sickness Absence due to ME/CFS in UK Schools: An Epidemiological Study With Medical and Educational Implications, coauthored by Jane Colby and Elizabeth G Dowsett, is the largest ever epidemiological study of ME in the UK which revealed that ME is the most frequent cause of long-term sickness absence from school.[7]
  • 1996, ME - The New Plague, about the connection between ME and poliomyelitis.[8]

Tymes Trust publications[edit]

The following educational materials for children living with ME and their parents and schools are written by Jane Colby and available through the Tymes Trust:

Posters[edit]

Professional guides[edit]

Talks and Interviews[edit]

Online presence[edit]

Learn more[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. http://www.methenewplague.net/About-Jane.html
  2. http://www.tymestrust.org/pdfs/mecfsseidintro.pdf
  3. http://www.investinme.eu/IIMEC1.shtml#presenters
  4. http://www.tymestrust.org/aboutus.htm
  5. Colby. (2007). Special problems of children with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and the enteroviral link. Journal of Clinical Pathology 60(2): 125–128. Published online 2006 Sep 11. doi:10.1136/jcp.2006.042606 Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1860612/
  6. Zoe's Win, Jane Colby - Dome Vision - 1999, ISBN-10: 0953733009, ISBN-13: 978-0953733002
  7. Dowsett, Elizabeth G.; Colby, Jane (1996), "Long-Term Sickness Absence Due to ME/CFS in UK Schools: An Epidemiological Study with Medical and Educational Implications" (PDF), Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 3 (2): 29-42, doi:10.1300/J092v03n02_04 
  8. ME: the new plague, Jane Colby - First and Best in Education - 1996 ISBN-10: 1860832156, ISBN-13: 978-1860832154
  9. http://www.investinme.eu/IIMEC1.shtml#agenda


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