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
Learn to create a variety of delicious foods and beverages rich in probiotics!
Beverages - Kefir soda's, beet kvass, and vegetable juices
Condiments - Mayonnaise, ketchup, dressings, salsas, and sauces
Vegetables - Kimchi, carrots, and farm fresh vegetables
Betsy Hicks, John Hicks, MD, and Sherrin Ross Ingram will motive you to bring probiotics into your daily diet!
.Dr Schwartz will review the medical history of Down Syndrome and how scientific advances in understanding altered physiology and biochemical imbalance in trisomy 21 have led to targeted testing and treatment interventions that improve function, restore normal physiology, treat oxidative stress, and support neurogenesis. Learn what you can do to work with your doctor to test for predictive biomarkers and start high gain, low risk interventions that can be individualized to help your child.
This presentation will describe what Cranial Osteopathy is, what it can and cannot do for children in need.
We will discuss the development of the brain and skull, the abnormalities and common dysfunctions from biomechanics to biochemistry of these cranial structures.
Alison Wimmer will explain the fundamentals of neurodevelopment and why it works beautifully with the holistic approach to DS treatment, allowing children with developmental challenges to succeed and exceed expectations.
I will address commonly held beliefs regarding children with Down syndrome and show you how there are often more outdated beliefs than reality. She will also discuss how lack of function or development does not indicate a lack of potential: Each individual should be provided with opportunities based on a perception of unlimited potential.