October 20th, 2020
PANDAS is an acronym for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal infection. It is an autoimmune condition initially triggered by strep infections, which disrupts a child’s normal neurologic activity. AAIDA has partnered with PANDAS Network to bring you this educational webinar.
AAIDA hosted, Amy Joy Smith, NP, of Orange, CA for our 3rd educational webinar of 2020 during PANDAS Awareness Month
Amy will discuss the following during her presentation:
* Introduction to the basics of PANDAS/AE
* Brief overview of the types of issues seen with some of the autoimmune and /or secondary underlying issues
* Present cases of children/young adults with PANDAS/AE
* Course of treatment for PANDAS/AE
Amy is a Nurse Practitioner specializing in Functional Medicine at Integrative Medical Institute of Orange California and has been treating PANDAS for over 10 years. She is a renowned pioneer in the PANDAS front who limits her work exclusively to PANS/PANDAS/Lyme cases, and takes a holistic approach to medicine with experience as a clinical nutritionist. She is also the mother of an amazing child with PANDAS and a dedicated PANDAS awareness advocate.
Following her presentation,Amy will conduct a 15 minute Q&A session with attendees.
*Special thanks to Diana Pohlman of PANDAS Network for her support with this webinar.