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Voices from the Shadows has produced two short videos of Prof. Peter Rowe and Dr. Nigel Speight discussing pediatric ME/CFS diagnosis and management. Prof. Rowe and Dr. Speight are coauthors of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Diagnosis and Management in Young People: A Primer.

Alphabet Soup” from The CFIDS Chronicle is an article that discusses the overlap of symptoms among a number of unexplained medical conditions, including ME/CFS, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, and others (Buchwald, 2005).

"CFS in Children and Adolescents" is a two page fact sheet from the New Jersey Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Association, Inc. that provides a summary of symptoms, diagnosis and management (Rosemary Underhill, revised 2007).

CFS in Youth” is a one page fact sheet from The CFIDS Association of America (now called Solve ME/CFS Initiative) that provides a summary of relevant information.

"Childhood CFS” is an article from The CFIDS Chronicle summarizing the 2006 diagnostic criteria 2 (Jason and Porter, 2007).

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis—Adult & Paediatric:  International Consensus Primer for Medical Practitioners by the ME International Consensus Panel also provides extensive information about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment approaches, and includes diagnostic worksheets (Carruthers et al, 2012).

Note: CFIDS (Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome) is an older name for ME/CFS.