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US Autism & Asperger Association
September 7, 2011

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Beneficial Interventions and Critical Health Challenges in ASD, Phillip C. DeMio, MD

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Phillip C. DeMio, MD is board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He received his M.D. from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine with honors in Neurosurgery, Endocrinology/Metabolism, Advanced OB/GYN, and Advanced Internal Medicine. Dr. DeMio has been a faculty member at several teaching hospitals including Case Western University School of Medicine and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He is accredited by the Teaching System of U.S. Armed Forces Medical Core and his career includes an emphasis on toxicology. Dr. DeMio is Chief Medical Officer for US Autism & Asperger Association and the Executive Director for the American Medical Autism Board. Full Bio

"Dr. DeMio will address medical issues...from childhood into adulthood that include the gastrointestinal tract, immune system, seizures and epileptic spikes, viruses including HHV6, hormonal imbalances, and other areas.

Dr. DeMio will be presenting "Beneficial Interventions and Critical Health Challenges in ASD" on Friday, October 28, at the USAAA 2011 World Conference & Expo, Seattle, Washington. He will also be a panelist on "The Doctors Who Treat Autism Spectrum Disorders" on Sunday.

Beneficial Interventions and Critical Health Challenges in ASD
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Dr. DeMio will address medical issues that present problems associated with ASD throughout the life span from childhood into adulthood that include the gastrointestinal tract, immune system, seizures and epileptic spikes, viruses including HHV6, hormonal imbalances, and other areas. Learning Outcomes


In addition to his featured presentation and participation on the panel, during the general sessions for the public, Dr. DeMio, along with Dr. Jerry Kartzinel and Dr. James Neubrander, will be teaching an extensive one day Biomedical Overview Course for health care practitioners, health professionals, residents, medical students and nursing students on Sunday, October 30. Dr. DeMio, Dr. Kartzinel and Dr. Neubrander are three of the most respected physicians in the autism community who have treated thousands of individuals with ASD.


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Autism as a Symptom of Several Different Biological Entities, Jerry J. Kartzinel, MD, FAAP

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Jerry J. Kartzinel, MD, FAAP is a Board Certified pediatrician and a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. He specializes in the recovery of neurodevelopmental, chronic neuro-inflammatory diseases, and hormonal dysfunctions. After receiving his medical degree at St Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his residency in pediatric medicine in the Air Force. Following Desert Storm, Dr Kartzinel practiced general pediatrics in private practice for 10 years until his fourth boy was diagnosed with autism. Dr. Kartzinel serves on the American Medical Autism Board. Full Bio

"Dr. Kartzinel discusses the topic of autism as a symptom of biological entities

Dr. Kartzinel will be presenting "Autism as a Symptom of Several Different Biological Entities " on Saturday, October 29, at the USAAA 2011 World Conference & Expo, Seattle, Washington. He will also be a panelist on "The Doctors Who Treat Autism Spectrum Disorders" on Sunday, October 30.

Autism as a Symptom of Several Different Biological Entities: After Dr. Kartzinel discusses the topic of autism as a symptom of biological entities, he will be on a panel that will explore how food intake represents a health hazard in situations where metabolism is altered or if food proteins are recognized as harmful by the immune system; explain how denatured proteins can be allergenic; understand how nutrition plays a key role in the health of the individual who is affected by ASD; and in terms of outdoor activity and exercise, how students need purpose, plus much more. Learning Outcomes.

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Interactions Between Environment and Human Health, James Neubrander, MD, FAAEM

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James A. Neubrander, MD, FAAEM is the Medical Director of Road to Recovery Clinic that specializes in neurodevelopmental and autism spectrum disorders. He is the former Medical Director of the Comprehensive Neuroscience Center. In addition, he is the former Medical Director of autism research for the International Brain Research Foundation. Dr. Neubrander received his M.D. degree from Loma Linda University in 1975. He completed his residency in pathology at the University of South Florida and is board certified in Environmental Medicine. Dr. Neubrander serves on the American Medical Autism Board and the US Autism & Asperger Association, and other boards. Full Bio

"Dr. Neubrander will discuss the interactions between the environment and health and will also present the many different methods of biomedical treatment available during the lifespan and how treatments may have a positive role even during adulthood.

Dr. Neubrander will be presenting "Interactions Between Environment and Human Health " on Sunday, October 30, at the USAAA 2011 World Conference & Expo, Seattle, Washington. He will also be a panelist on "The Doctors Who Treat Autism Spectrum Disorders" on Sunday, October 30.

Interactions Between Environment and Human Health: Dr. Neubrander will discuss the interactions between the environment and health and how it affects the individuals with autism as a child and also during adulthood. He will also present the many different methods of biomedical treatment available during the lifespan and how treatments may have a positive role even during adulthood. Learning Outcomes

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October 27-30: USAAA 2011 World Conference & Expo, Seattle, Washington

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Whether you've just received a diagnosis of autism or you've struggled for years to find answers, you know how difficult it can be to find hope. The vast amount of information, in cyberspace or print, from doctors to friends, on special diets to social skills, can overwhelm even the most dedicated parent. How can you sort through the junk mail and begin down the road to success?

"The primary function of the USAAA conference is where parents, caregivers, health care practitioners, individuals with autism, students, educators, therapists and anyone who wants to learn more about services and treatment for persons living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can learn about effective interventions – both medical and educational.

Introducing the US Autism & Asperger Association 2011 World Conference & Expo. The theme: "Autism Education and Treatment: A Road to Wellness." The goal: to demystify the confusion around autism and to arm you with tools of practical protocols and new resources. After four days, you will leave the conference with a considerable head start down the road to wellness.

With an unprecedented conference format and presentations from some of the most respected experts in the international autism community, the USAAA conference is a can't-miss opportunity. Here's a sneak peek at just a few of the conference highlights:

  • "Meet Temple Grandin's Mother - Coming to Terms with Expectations"
  • "The 7 Keys to Unlock Autism"
  • "The Doctors Who Treat Autism Spectrum Disorders"
  • Panel workshops on advocacy, adjunct therapies, biomedical interventions, nutrition, support services, and more

"Full 4-day packages start at just $95.

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