Pediatric neuropsychiatric syndromes associated with infection and microbiome alterations: clinical findings, possible role of the mucosal epithelium, and strategies for the development of new animal models

Published: May 11, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: Blog, Research   |   No Comments

Hoffman KL, Cano-Ramírez H. Pediatric neuropsychiatric syndromes associated with infection and microbiome alterations: clinical findings, possible role of the mucosal epithelium, and strategies for the development of new animal models. Expert Opin Drug Discov. 2022 May 11. doi: 10.1080/17460441.2022.2074396. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35543072. “Although data from existing animal models are consistent with an […]

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Webinar – Peggy Chapman, RN – Psychotherapeutic Interventions

Webinar – Peggy Chapman, RN – Psychotherapeutic Interventions

Published: May 1, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: ASPIRE Webinars, Behavioral Health, Blog, Featured on Homepage, Videos   |   No Comments

Speaker: Peggy Chapman, RN Webinar: Psychiatric Medication Strategies for Children with PANS/PANDAS Date/Time: Monday, June 27 at 6:00 PM EST Register for this webinar: Via Zoom About this webinar: This will be an overview of psychiatric medication for children with neuroimmune disorders, including PANS/PANDAS. Medication categories and what symptoms they target, side effect issues, and dosing […]

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About Lyme and Co-Infections – Quick List

Published: Apr 30, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: Blog, Tick-Borne Illness   |   No Comments

For in-depth information, please see ASPIRE’s PANS & Tick-Borne Infection Resource section. Protect yourself! (See Tick Prevention) Wear spray Permethrin clothes Spray your yard Understand where they live Don’t forget your pets, who can bring ticks into the house Have a tick kit in your house and purse, car, backpack Check yourself! Follow our Count […]

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Webinar – Nancy O’Hara, MD, MPH, FAAP

Webinar – Nancy O’Hara, MD, MPH, FAAP

Published: Apr 29, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: ASPIRE Webinars, Blog, Events, Fundraisers, Special Projects, Featured on Homepage, Videos   |   No Comments

Lecturer: Nancy O’Hara, MD, MPH, FAAP Webinar: Demystifying PANS/PANDAS: A Functional Medicine Guide on Basal Ganglia Encephalitis Date/Time: Monday, May 2nd – 4:00 PM EST Register for this webinar: Click to Access Webinar Please register even if you will not attend make the live webinar. We will make the video available to those who register after […]

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Webinar – Lindsey Wells, ND – PANS and Lyme Disease

Webinar – Lindsey Wells, ND – PANS and Lyme Disease

Published: Apr 23, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: ASPIRE Webinars, Blog, Events, Fundraisers, Special Projects, Featured on Homepage, Tick-Borne Illness   |   No Comments

Speaker: Lindsey Wells, ND Webinar: PANS and Lyme Disease Date/Time: Monday, May 23 at 5:00 pm EST Register for this webinar: Via Zoom! Please register even if you will not attend make the live webinar. We will make the video available to those who register after the event. Abstract: Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) and […]

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Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction Is Associated with Psychiatric Comorbidities and Functional Impairment in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Published: Apr 11, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: Blog, Research   |   No Comments

Clara Westwell-Roper, John R. Best, Zainab Naqqash, Kourosh Afshar, Andrew E. MacNeily, and S. Evelyn Stewart.Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. Published Online: 11 Apr 2022 – ahead of printhttp://doi.org/10.1089/cap.2021.0059 “Neuropsychiatric disorders are common in children with bowel and bladder dysfunction (BBD), a syndrome associated with urinary frequency, urgency, holding, incontinence, and constipation. We evaluated […]

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Reader Response: Lack of Association of Group A Streptococcal Infections and Onset of Tics

Published: Apr 10, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: Blog, Research   |   No Comments

Reader Response: Lack of Association of Group A Streptococcal Infections and Onset of Tics “Schrag et al. reported that Group A streptococcal (GAS) exposure is unrelated to tics in children at risk for tic disorders.1 The critical limitations of this study are that only children with genetic risks for tics were studied and information about […]

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Webinar – Craig Shimasaki, PHd, MBA

Webinar – Craig Shimasaki, PHd, MBA

Published: Apr 9, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: ASPIRE Webinars, Blog, Events, Fundraisers, Special Projects, Videos   |   No Comments

Speaker: Craig Shimasaki, PHd, MBA Webinar: Coming Soon Date/Time: Wednesday, October 5th at 10:00 am EST Register for this webinar: Coming Soon Please register even if you will not attend make the live webinar. We will make the video available to those who register after the event. Abstract: Coming Soon About Craig Shimasaki, PHd, MBA Dr. […]

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Webinar – Jennifer Leiman, MS, OTR/L – Executive Function Tools: Before, During, & After a Flare

Webinar – Jennifer Leiman, MS, OTR/L – Executive Function Tools: Before, During, & After a Flare

Published: Apr 9, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: Additional Therapies, Blog, Events, Fundraisers, Special Projects, Featured on Homepage, Schools & Educators, Videos   |   No Comments

Speaker: Jennifer Leiman, MS, OTR/L Webinar: Executive Function Tools: Before, During, & After a PANS PANDAS Flare View this webinar: Executive Functioning Webinar Abstract: Connecting PANS/PANDAS to Executive Function Executive Function – Technical Terms and Strategies Talking to Your Children about Executive Function Implementing These Tools  How to Setup these Tools at Home Drop and […]

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Webinar – Roseann Capanna-Hodge, Ed.D., LPC, BCN, LLC – Calming the PANS/PANDAS Brain with Neurofeedback

Webinar – Roseann Capanna-Hodge, Ed.D., LPC, BCN, LLC – Calming the PANS/PANDAS Brain with Neurofeedback

Published: Apr 1, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: ASPIRE Webinars, Blog, Events, Fundraisers, Special Projects, Featured on Homepage, Videos   |   No Comments

Speaker: Roseann Capanna-Hodge, Ed.D., LPC, BCN, LLC. Webinar: Calming the PANS/PANDAS Brain with Neurofeedback Date/Time: Tuesday, June 7 – 12:00 pm EST Register for this webinar: Via Zoom! Please register even if you will not attend make the live webinar. We will make the video available to those who register after the event. Abstract: PANS/PANDAS/AE […]

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Webinar – Susan Swedo, MD – PANS and PANDAS Recognition, Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Symptoms

Webinar – Susan Swedo, MD – PANS and PANDAS Recognition, Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Symptoms

Published: Mar 30, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: ASPIRE Webinars, Blog, Events, Fundraisers, Special Projects, Featured on Homepage, Videos   |   Tags:   |   No Comments

Lecturer: Susan Swedo, MD Webinar: PANS and PANDAS Recognition, Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Symptoms Date/Time: Thursday, March 24 To Watch Webinar: Please fill out the form below or at this link – View Webinar! Biography Read Susan Swedo, MD’s biography Scientist Emerita, NIH -National Institute of Health CSO, PANDAS Physicians Network PAB, ASPIRE […]

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