PANDAS / PANS Ontario

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PANDAS/PANS Ontario is a not for profit organization founded in Sarnia, Ontario.
Our aim is to increase awareness and provide resources related to PANDAS/PANS and to support affected families across Ontario.

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What we do

Our Services Include:

Individual support sessions, in person and online support groups, community awareness/educational presentations, and coordination of medical and educational resources.

Our Mission:

It is our mission to ensure that all children who present with the symptoms of PANDAS or PANS are screened for infection in a timely manner and that these families are supported along their child’s path to healing.

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What is PANDAS/PANS?

P.A.N.D.A.S.

Paediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections

It describes a subset of children or adolescents who have either an abrupt onset of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or Tic Disorder symptoms or an acute worsening of symptoms following a streptococcal infection.

P.A.N.S.

Paediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome

It is the term used to describe the cases where there is a link to symptom onset with other infections, not only streptococcal infections. The more commonly known term P.A.N.D.A.S is a subset of the wider definition of P.A.N.S.

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Contact Us: 1-844-820-9672

Life with a PANDAS/PANS child can be emotionally taxing to say the least. If you have a confirmed diagnosis, or suspect your child has PANDAS/PANS, please feel free to contact us for support and resources.

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