CE Program Schedule

The Chiropractic Pediatric Continuing Education Credit Program with Emphasis on Autism

Thursday, May 24, 2018: Day 1 - 8 hrs.

8:00-8:50am: Panel Discussion -- Chiropractors of Courage: Why Chiropractors are Essential Players in Ending this Epidemic and How this Program Will Prepare You to Face It Head On – Moderator - Jeanne Ohm, DC; Chad Schleiger, DC; Steve Tullius, DC; Alex Nunn, DC; Linda Slak, DC; James Handy, DC

9:00-9:50am: Building an Integrative Treatment Team & Bringing Hopeful Solutions to a Sometimes-Daunting Diagnosis - Jennifer Giustra-Kozek, LPC, NCC

10:00-10:50am: Intake and Examination: The First Visit for a Child with Autism - Linda Slak, DC

11:00-11:50am: Current Immunological Research Pertaining to the Child - Jodie Dashore, OTD

11:50-1:00pm: Lunch

1:00-1:50pm: Neuroimmunology: Autism and the Developing Neuroimmune System - Stephen Marini, DC, PhD 

2:00-2:50pm: Endocannabinoid Medicine - Judy Mikovits, PhD

3:00-3:50pm: Common Biochemical Imbalances and the Functional Approach to Healing - Kathleen DiChiara, FDN-P, BNI-P, INHC

4:00-4:50pm: Chiropractic Technique: Checking and Adjusting the Child with Autism Armand Rossi, BA, DC FICPA (only open to chiropractors & chiropractic students)


Friday, May Day 25: Day 2 - 8 hrs.

8:00-8:50am: Panel Discussion: Best Practices and Success Stories from the Field Moderator - Linda Slak, DC; Martin Rosen, DC; Steve Tullius, DC; Armand Rossi, DC, FICPA; Chad Schleiger, DC; Chuck Chapple, DC

9:00-9:50am: Nutrition for the Child with Autism - Beth Secosky, BS, MA; Sueson Vess

10:00-11:50am: Developmental Neurobiology - Michael Hall, DC

11:50-1:00pm: Lunch

1:00-1:50pm: Educational Therapies: How Chiropractors Can Be the Most Up to Date on Best Treatment Practices - JoQueta Handy, SLP, PhD

2:00-2:50pm: Herbs and Natural Approaches - Jodie Dashore, OTD

3:00-3:50pm: The Gut Brain Connection - Marco Ruggiero, MD, PhD

4:00-4:50pm - Upper Cervical Neurology and Considerations in Analyzing and Correcting the VSC in Individuals with Autism - Alex Nunn, DC (only open to chiropractors & students)


Saturday, May 26: Day 3 - 8 hrs.

8:00-8:50am: Preconception and Pregnancy: How to Help Prevent Autism - Marcia Schaefer, DC 

9:00-9:50am: Environmental Triggers & Regression – What to be Aware Of -  Stuart Freedenfeld, MD

10:00-10:50am:  Advanced Use of Toxin Binders and Cholegogues in Detoxification Protocols - Christopher Shade, PhD

11:00-11:50am: Homeopathy - Janet Levatin, MD

11:50-1:00pm: Lunch

1:00-1:50pm: Chiropractic and Naturopathic Approaches Together for Autism - Jill Skurnowicz, ND; Julia Malkowski, DC, ND 

2:00-3:50pm: A Chiropractic Neurological Perspective on Autism Spectrum Disorders Martin Rosen, DC, CSCP, CSPP (only open to chiropractors & chiropractic students)

4:00-4:50pm: Reaching and Engaging the Autism Community: Turning Skills into Impact - Steve Tullius, DC