Friends and Family Screening of PANDAS Documentary
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“My Kid is Not Crazy,” a film by Tim Sorel, tracks the journey of six children and their families as they become tangled in the nightmare of a medical system heavily affected by outside influences. In Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS), Strep is linked to symptoms normally chalked up to psychiatric illness. In these cases, it is more common for a caregiver to give psych drugs than to check for infection. This must change.