Every year we bring you 120+ speakers covering a wide range of topics that touch every area of your family's life. Here is a sample of our exciting speaker roster for 2013. This list is still under construction; many more will follow -- so stay tuned!
Julianne Adams, DSH-P, BCIH, NST-CP
Mark Geier, MD, PhD
Dr. Richard Moskowitz
This report will present findings from a comparison of 30 children with autism and matched
controls on a measure of somatic mutation, levels of elements, volatile organic compounds,
and pesticides, and immunological studies. Initial results support the presence of increased
somatic mutation at statistical significance, toxicant exposure, immune dysregulation, and loss of immune tolerance in children with autism compared to controls.
This panel discussion will update parents on what the changes are, what impact they may have on diagnosis, services and insurance coverage and ways that parents can work around them to minimize the impact on their child.
Congressman Darrell Issa serves as the current Chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee. Congressmen Burton and Weldon, MD helped define the modern autism movement. Their pursuit of truth validated the vaccine connection, pointing to the corruption of the CDC as the cause. Congressman Posey continues the fight to find answers. They talk about Congress' role and what you can do to help. This is an hour presentation followed by 30 minutes of Q&A.
Robert Krakow, Esq.is an attorney in private practice in New York. He founded his law firm in 1989, focusing on the trial of civil and criminal cases, and specializing in the representation of individuals injured by exposure to vaccines. Bob represents families of children with autism in a variety of venues, including insurance coverage disputes, vaccine exemption issues, IDEA education disputes with school districts, and claims of educational and medical neglect.
Robert Krakow, Esq., will share critical information that is so new, we could not post it before the conference; But you will have the opportunity to hear it at AutismOne! If you are interested in the intersection of legal issues and medical information, then this fascinating lecture is for you!
Children with autism frequently have intestinal inflammation as the cause of a variety of chronic GI symptoms. This talk will discuss and review the expanding published data confirming the unique tissue features of this new IBD variant and propose mechanisms by which this ASD enterocolitis may result in cognitive/behavioral deficits.
Symptoms of an inflamed GI tract (including esophagus, stomach, and both small and large intestine) interfere with overall health and impede the effectiveness of behavioral and academic therapies in children with ASD. This talk will review the variety (and often unique manifestations) of GI symptoms frequently seen in this group of poorly communicative children. Importantly, a methodical approach to accurately determining the cause of these treatable conditions will be discussed.
While many dedicated individuals are focused on ending the autism epidemic by advancing science and research, we can push this process along by cultivating and encouraging a cultural shift that is already underway. With more than half of American children with a chronic illness, the tipping point is near. We need only nudge it along.
Beth Lambert is the author of A Compromised Generation: The Epidemic of Chronic Illness in America’s Children. She is also the Founder and Executive Director of Epidemic Answers, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Beth is a former healthcare consultant and teacher and holds an M.A. in American Studies, with a concentration in American Healthcare.
How can you apply behavioral principles in your home, school, or other setting to significantly improve your autistic child’s level of functioning? This presentation will cover basic principles and practical strategies of applied behavior analysis (ABA). At the end of this talk, you will have an understanding of the usefulness and scientific credibility of ABA.
What makes the Houston Homeopathy Method so unique and successful? Homeopathy Center of Houston’s founders describe the only homeopathic method that embraces and supports the biomedical model of autism. Life-changing improvements in overall health, pain, speech, cognition, sensory issues, aggression, toilet training, sleep and more, from over 100 full recoveries will be demonstrated through case narrative.
Parents of children working with Homeopathy Center of Houston and the HCH practitioners offer first-hand accounts of their experiences. When choosing a method to help your child, other parents are your best resources. Join this encouraging, informative, open roundtable to help answer your questions and help your decision making and demonstrate that there is hope for autism – all without drugs.
Led by warrior mom Jenny McCarthy, the celebrity panel shares experiences, insights, advice, along with trials and tribulations, growth, courage and success. Jenny is the mom of a recovered child, Jacqueline & Chris Laurita are starting their own journey, while Alexis Wineman is facing new challenges. Each with its own separate thread of control, each influenced by the other.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey’s, Jacqueline and Chris Laurita announced in 2012 that their 3-year-old son, Nickolas, had autism. The couple only went public after getting the formal diagnosis and putting a treatment plan in place. They have become a proud advocates for autism and currently Jacqueline has her own column in Parenting magazine titled, “My New Normal,” through which she shares her experiences in raising a child with autism.