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Arkansas Board of
Examiners in Counseling

101 East Capitol, Suite 202
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Office: 501-683-5800
Fax: 501-683-6349

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DID YOU KNOW: . . . . .

It's not new but it may be new to you . . . . compliments of Priscilla Faulkner, LPC:

I have a nephew who has been diagnosed with PANDAS. He was originally thought to have a severe anxiety disorder and placed inpatient.

I am writing you as a professional who would like to get the message to other clinicians in the State about this disorder which has been overlooked. I believe it is vital as a professional to inform other professionals when new diagnosis arise that could potentially be misdiagnosed. I would like to present this at a conference as well as inform all clinicians in the State of Arkansas. This will help provide the best care for our clients. 

PANDAS:  Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections


 Children with PANDAS often experience one or more of the following symptoms in conjunction with their OCD and/or tics:

·         ADHD symptoms (hyperactivity, inattention, fidgety)

·         Separation anxiety (child is "clingy" and has difficulty separating from his/her caregivers; for example, the child may not want to be in a different room in the house from his/her parents)

·         Mood changes (irritability, sadness, emotional lability)

·         Sleep disturbance

·         Night-time bed wetting and/or day-time urinary frequency

·         Fine/gross motor changes (e.g., changes in handwriting)

·         Joint pains.


That you're required to notify the Board within 10 Business Days of any change of address, phone, marital status, etc . . . . ???


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