Has your child suddenly developed OCD, tics, ADHD, anxiety, anorexia, or other difficult behaviors?
Sometimes the explanation for this sudden and severe onset may be as simple as a strep infection.
Beth Alison Maloney is the national attorney advocate for the recognition and treatment of PANDAS/PANS. She is the author of the groundbreaking Saving Sammy and of Childhood Interrupted, the only resource guide about the disorder. With scores of television appearances, articles, broadcast interviews, and speaking engagements, her work as a catalyst for change in this area of medicine is inspiring. Ms. Maloney consults regularly as a patient and mental health advocate. Her legal experience includes serving as VP of Legal Affairs for Orion Pictures and representing celebrities and athletes including Johnny Carson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Shaquille O’Neal. She now actively practices law from Kennebunkport on the glorious coast of southern Maine. She is a formidable advocate having made thousands of court appearances and having extracted PANDAS children who had been misdiagnosed and locked in hospital psych wards. Ms. Maloney has been instrumental in bringing a number of key stories to the media, most recently the exposé about Boston Children’s Hospital and the Mass. Department of Children and Families that has been featured in The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, ABC News, Fox News, and The Glenn Beck Show.Full Bio