Autism and PANDAS

  • 06 Nov 2017
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Autism Connection of PA, 35 Wilson Street #101, Pittsburgh, PA 15223
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Autism and PANDAS

A WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS & PROFESSIONALS

 Presented by

Dr. Elizabeth Spaar, D.O.

 

Monday, November 6, 2017

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  


AOTA, Act 48, and Social Workers Credits Available


Autism Connection of PA

35 Wilson Street #101

Pittsburgh, PA 15223


Recommended audience include parents and extended families of children with ASD, regular and special education teachers, para-professionals, guidance counselors, occupational therapist, social workers, behavior specialists, clinicians, advocates, psychologists and all those desiring knowledge about PANDAS.    


Biography:

Dr. Spaar is a family medicine doctor who also has two kids on the spectrum. She has studied both traditional medicine as well as integrative medical care for autism, ADHD, PANS/PANDAS and related disorders. She provides individualized care to heal the root cause of these disorders including: diet, supplements, medicine, osteopathic manipulation, therapy, detoxification, immune modifying therapy, probiotics, aromatherapy, exercise and others.
Dr. Elizabeth Spaar D.O
Board certified in Family Medicine
Board certified in Osteopathic Manipulation
Board certified in Integrative Pediatrics
Published in American Family Physician
Presented on the treatment of Autism at multiple CME events
Presented on Intimate Partner Violence


Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this program participants will be able to: 

  • Identify the signs and symptoms of PANDAS
  • Understand the unique ways PANDAS can present in children and adolescents with ASD
  • Know the different treatment options for PANDAS
  • Have a roadmap for seeking diagnosis and working with their primary care physician or specialist on treatment

ABOARD's Autism Connection of PA    35 Wilson Street     Pittsburgh, PA 15223     (412) 781-4116         The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania certifies that the Advisory Board On Autism and Related Disorders is registered as a charitable organization with the Department of State's Bureau of Charitable Organizations under the Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Acts, 10 P.S. Section 161.2 et seq., and is authorized to solicit charitable contributions under the conditions and limitations set forth under the Act. The certification does not imply endorsement by the Commonwealth. 
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