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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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 – 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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Kansas PANS PANDAS Updates

Kansas PANS PANDAS Updates

Published: Mar 25, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: Blog, Legislative Resources   |   No Comments

HB2110 Passes! HB2110 is a pilot program that will provide coverage for PANS PANDAS under the state health care benefits program and collect data on the impact, utilization, and cost of coverage. Afterwhich the legislators will decide whether or not to require PANS and PANDAS coverage to be mandated for health insurance plans. The legislator […]

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Pill Swallowing Techniques

Pill Swallowing Techniques

Published: Mar 22, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: Blog, Families, Parents, & Caregivers, Featured on Homepage, Printables & Brochures   |   No Comments

Bonnie Kaplan at the University of Calgary in the Behavioural Research Unit / Dept of Paediatrics has worked with hundreds of children and adults to develop a way to learn how to swallow pills. This method, based on head posture, is helping people who have difficulty swallowing their medication. Watch the U Calgary video for […]

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Case Report – Pedijatrijsko autoimuno neuropsihijatrijsko oboljenje udruženo sa streptokokom

Published: Mar 19, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: Blog, Research   |   No Comments

Pedijatrijsko autoimuno neuropsihijatrijsko oboljenje udruženo sa streptokokom Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infection Jasmina Škorić1, Bojan Pavković1. 1 Dom zdravlja Dr Simo Milošević’, Beograd, Srbija http://prevped.preventivnapedijatrija.rs/index.php/casopis/article/download/41/24 Conclusion: The patient showed signs of improvement after the intravenous administration of immunoglobulin which confirmed the underlying immunological aspect of the disease. Additionally, serologic test results that […]

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PANDAS in an Adult?: A Case Report

Published: Mar 16, 2022   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: Blog, Research   |   No Comments

PANDAS in an Adult?: A Case Report. Deshmukh RP, Mane AB, Singh S.Ind J Priv Psychiatry 2022; 16 (1):44-45. DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10067-0104 “We report a case in order to suggest that we should be alert while assessing OCD in young patients, as it might be secondary to streptococcal infection. This has therapeutic implications. Trials of immunomodulator […]

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