Many autoantibodies have been reported in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Many of these autoantibodies interfere with brain function, resulting in the diagnosis of autoimmune encephalopathy (AIE). Identifying the particularly autoantibodies that cause AIE in ASD
The Foundation for Children With Neuroimmune Disorders has a fantastic line up of speakers this year, each adding to the discussion about what happens to our children’s neurology when their immune system goes awry (spoiler alert) …
Preparing to send a child with PANS, PANDAS (Encephalitis) back to School can be a terrifying thought, but school begins exactly 4 weeks from now and we all want to be ready. My best advice for anyone going through this battle? Understand school is rough for a lot of kids, let alone a child with […]
Thank you to @ABC2020 for highlighting this condition and more so, thank you for the parents who allow themselves to be so vulnerable in order to recover their children. Parents and doctors highlight neurological disruption occurred after an infectious, bacterial or viral process in these children, these are their stories of fighting for recovery.
SUSPENDED, part 2… … “we saw the spiral and watched helplessly as he unraveled.” We didn’t just sit back and watch this, I started making phone calls as soon as the backsliding began. We recognized we were having more problems, we recognized we were losing ground and so started that mindless round of phone calls […]