A reader commented on my last update on Emery. She asked if I had ever heard of PANDAS. The answer is yes. Both Emery's pediatrician and therapist recently talked to us about this condition. I had previously stumbled on to some information about it as well. Based on my research, it would appear likely that Emery may have PANDAS. We will be monitoring her closely for any more signs.
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) describes PANDAS as follows: