More than 30 years ago, Dr. Susan Swedo discovered that Strep was linked to symptoms normally chalked up to psychiatric illness. Swedo has since been fighting to cure the condition she named: Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS). Influential neurologists and others publicly ridicule Swedo and her PANDAS theory, creating controversy over diagnoses and treatment. The result: the entire pediatric-care industry is confused and doesn't know what to do.
My Kid Is Not Crazy: A Search for Hope in the Face of Misdiagnosis tracks the journey of six children and their families as they become tangled in the nightmare of a medical system heavily influenced by the pharmaceutical industry.
Tickets for this documentary are available at the door for $10 per person. Stick around after the screening for a Q&A. All proceeds will benefit the PANDAS Network.