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 (Chiropractic Continuing Ed Track registrants only)

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, Dr. Jeanne Ohm; Chad Schleiger, DC; Steve Tullius, DC; Alex Nunn, DC; Linda Slak, DC )

As a chiropractor, you've already displayed the courage to pursue a better way for your practice and your patients. You've shown your patients how supporting the healthy terrain and flow of the body underlies maintaining good health. But what about what's called "autism"? How do you help the multitude of children and families who would love to seek your services for that?

This panel and program will open the door to your serving this population, taking the daunting fear out of this most challenging situation. Autism is a label for a whole body disorder and a myriad of issues that you are already helping so many people with. Learn how to provide hope and healing directions to this precious group of children, while keeping the rest of the family healthy as well! 

Jeanne Ohm, DC

 Jeanne Ohm, DC has practiced family wellness care since 1981 with her husband, Dr. Tom. They have six children who were all born at home and are living the chiropractic family wellness lifestyle.

Dr. Ohm is Chief Executive Officer of the ICPA and Executive Editor of Pathways to Family Wellness magazine.

Chad Schleiger, DC

Chad Schleiger, DC is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences and a 2011 Magna Cum Laude graduate from Palmer College of Chiropractic. in Davenport, IA. Dr. Chad has furthered his education in nutrition, wellness and movement and has developed an interest and passion for children with special needs (ADD/ADHD, sensory processing, Asperger’s, Autism, and Downs Syndrome).

Steve Tullius, DC

Steve Tullius, DC, ACP is a pediatric and family chiropractor focused on the care of children with neurodevelopmental disorders and other chronic cases within a subluxation-centered model. He lectures internationally on chiropractic philosophy, pediatrics, and social media marketing and communications.


In 2014 he received the “Service to the Profession” Award from Sherman College of Chiropractic and is the current Vice President of the International Federation of Chiropractors and Organizations.

His program, Unraveling Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Disorders, has received public and professional recognition for its powerful education on the neurodevelopmental disorder epidemic and the role of chiropractic and vertebral subluxation centered care in it. It has been delivered at multidisciplinary conferences, to academic professionals, and at chiropractic offices throughout the United States and Canada.

Alex Nunn, DC

Alexandra Nunn, DC graduated from Parker University’s College of Chiropractic after first earning her Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor University. It was at Baylor where Dr. Alex discovered her passion for the workings of the human body and its innate wisdom.


While at Parker, Dr. Alex discovered another passion of hers: caring specifically for the prenatal and pediatric population. This discovery led her to embark on a separate certification, one focused solely on pregnancy and pediatrics, earned through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. It was through this that she became proficient in the Webster technique.


Throughout school and following graduation, Dr. Alex continues to invest in advanced chiropractic training from The Art of the Specific, a select group of deeply committed Upper Cervical Specific Chiropractors. This level of dedication to her craft will allow Dr. Alex to care for all sorts of complex cases and truly lets her live out her purpose to empower patients to take control of their health, living a life free of chronic health issues.

Linda Slak, DC

Linda Slak, DC, CACCP, CABCDD practices with her husband, Dr. Jean-Marc Slak in Burlington, MA where she has provided chiropractic care to families for the past thirty years.  She enjoys the rare combination of high academic achievement and the advanced clinical experience gained serving thousands of practice members. She is dedicated to advancing the authentic philosophy, science, and art of chiropractic with a neurologically-oriented approach to optimizing the expression of human potential.


Dr. Slak earned her doctoral degree from Life University in Marietta, GA and then trained in prenatal, pediatric care and pediatric neurology with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and the Carrick Institute of Neurology. She is board certified through the Academy of Family Practice, The Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics, the American College of Functional Neurology, and the American Board of Child Developmental Disorders. In addition, Dr. Slak sits on the boards of the ICPA, Partners in Perinatal Health and the Massachusetts Alliance for Chiropractic Philosophy. She had the honor of being awarded the Life University Alumni of the year in 2014 for her high engagement level on behalf of the university and is on the post-graduate faculty of Life University. Dr. Slak has been a speaker for the Nursing Mother’s Council, The Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition, Partners in Perinatal Health, Life University Continuing Education and many chiropractic events.