Teen Housebound By ME Threatened Wiith Fine By School For Being ‘Truant’ – Now Benefits Assessor Says She’s Not In Enough Pain



By Claudia Tanner in iNews.

Georgia Whyard claims teachers said she had ‘school phobia’ despite having an official diagnosis of myalgic encephalomyelitis

In brief

  • The once A* pupil suffers pain, extreme exhaustion, and migraines
  • Mother says she was branded ‘school phobic’ due to poor attendance
  • Department for Work and Pensions ruled she is not in pain

Georgia Whyard was an active child who loved dancing. An incredibly bright pupil, she was being fast-tracked to take 15 GCSEs.

That was until she was struck down with myalgic encephalomyelitis, or ME, at just 12 years old.


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