Beth Alison Maloney has become the leading advocate in the nation for the recognition and treatment of PANDAS. Ms. Maloney is an attorney and former studio executive. She pursues her goal - that no child suffer needlessly as her son Sammy did - by employing a mixture of public and personal skills learned through her experiences in the motion picture and television business, as a courtroom lawyer, and as a negotiator for stellar athletes and entertainers such as Shaquille O' Neal and Johnny Carson. With scores of public appearances through television, radio, podcasts, print media, conferences, and parent groups, her work as a catalyst for change in this area of medicine in unmatched. Ms. Maloney consults regularly as a patient and mental health advocate with parents and physicians across the country. Ms. Maloney offers legal services in a wide variety of business and medical areas, with a special expertise in assisting parents obtain the educational support their PANDAS/PANS children need from public schools either through special education services (IEP's) or Section 504 as mandated by federal and state laws.