Skip to main content


PANS (paediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric syndrome) and PANDAS (paediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric syndrome associated with strepare devastating neuropsychiatric conditions that are currently poorly recognised, diagnosed and supported both medically and in schools.  

One estimate suggests that up to 1 in 200 children suffer from this condition. 

Resources for parents including diagnostic criteria and details of local support groups. 

Resources for Medical professionals  

Resources for teachers and Schools 

Teacher training package 

Facebook group for parents/caregivers 

Facebook group for Young People age 12-17 with the condition. 

Facebook group for Adults 

Links to further Research 

Advocacy and support from the charity


Children aged 4 to 19 who are displaying symptoms associated with the condition and/or diagnosed with the conditions.  Affected children can be in mainstream, alternative, specialist provision or electively home educated.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Paula Scott
Contact Position
Connections & Community Support Executive
My service's website

Where to go


All of Kensington and Chelsea covered.  We provide support via our Facebook group PANS PANDAS UK.

Other Details


Free at point of access, supported through the PANS/PANDAS UK Charity.


Referral required
Referral Details

Self-referral, Education provider (consent obtained), SEND Specialists and Educational Psychologists. 



Last Updated 04/11/2022

Share your feedback on this page

Please provide feedback on our website. Try to include any constructive suggestions for improvements and we will do our best to incorporate them.

rating button