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Power Point Presentation By: Julie Matthews, CNC

For children with ASD, proper nourishment through food and essential nutrients is an
important first step to healing-and no one needs good nutrition more than picky eaters!
This session presents the foundation of a healthy diet, making changes that work for the
whole family, and tips for implementing new diet strategies. It will provide an overview
of the respective “autism diets”-GFCF, SCD, Body Ecology, Feingold, low oxalate - and
how to choose the best option.

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Diagnosis Autism: Now What? A Simplified Biomedical Approach by Dan Rossignol, MD, FAAFP
(c) 2009 The Autism File


Power Point Presentation By: James Neubrander, MD/

The basis for helping children with autism move closer to recovery requires the combined
approaches of education and biomedicine. Based on physician and parent surveys,
when variables and confounding factors are held constant, certain therapies have
been shown to have greater or lesser frequencies of response. The responses to some
therapies are more global in nature than are others.


Power Point Presentation By: Sonja Hintz, RN BSN and Tracy Ziemann, PA-C

The goal of this talk is to help guide you through interpreting lab tests that may be
helpful in the management of physical and behavioral symptoms associated with the
autism spectrum. The presenters will review common tests ordered by biomedical
practitioners. The presenters will also give a brief summary on common symptoms seen
related to certain findings and a brief overview of treatment options.


Article By: James E. Kaplar, Ph.D.

When individuals with Asperger Syndrome interact with so-called “neuro-typicals,” a
variety of pitfalls can occur. Each is puzzled by the thinking style, behavioral patterns,
and emotional reactions of the other, with the result that miscommunication, as well
as misinterpretation of events and expectations, are inevitable. Using a unique, non-
format and delivery method that combines lively humor with practical, down-
to-earth advice, the Commotional Learning Workshop produces a monthly
for Autism One Radio. Dr.

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DIR/Floortime: Becoming More Matthew by Joshua Feder, MD
(c) 2009 The Autism File


Article By: Authur Krigsman, MD.

This lecture will review the current state of knowledge regarding frequently found
in all areas of the gastrointestinal tract in children with ASD. A review of basic
GI anatomy and physiology and its application to ASD bowel disease and potential
treatments will be emphasized.


Power Point Presentation By:Mary Jo Lang PhD.

This presentation focuses on understanding brain-behavior relationships. The following
behavioral constructs will be discussed in relationship to features of autism: attention;
memory; language; visual-spatial functioning; executive functioning, and the impact of
emotional functioning. Assessment procedures and recommendations will be presented
to address each construct. The presentation will include a discussion period.

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Getting Started with the Verbal Behavior Approach by Mary Lynch Barbera, RN, MSN, BCBA
(c) 2009 The Autism File


Article By: Qiying Jiang, MD.

is a 3rd generation acupuncturist and herbalist. She has
in women’s and children’s health since 1996. Having
graduated from Nanjing Univ. of Traditional Chinese Medicine
and completed her master’s degree in Oriental medicine from
Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, NM, she combines
pediatric massage and acupuncture with traditional Chinese
herbal formulas and antioxidant supplements to treat autistic
children and their families. Dr.