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US Autism & Asperger Association

June 2, 2014

Welcome to USAAA Conference News updates for the USAAA 2014 World Conference, September 4-7, Kansas City, Missouri.

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Over 30 of the world’s most respected researchers, practitioners, and education specialists in the Autism Spectrum Disorders community come to Kansas City, Missouri to share valuable resources for your child, family member, patient, friend, student, or yourself. Join us at the award winning Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza hotel September 4-7, 2014.


they are coming to kansas city


DR. PHILLIP 
DEMIO
DR. TIM 
PAGE
DR. MARTHA 
HERBERT
DR. STEPHEN 
SHORE
dr. demio
tim page
dr. herbert
Dr. Shore
Internationally recognized expert physician
Pulitzer Prize winner
and USC professor
Harvard professor - cutting edge of autism research
World renowned professor of special education

DR. WILLIAM SHAW
RAUN 
KAUFMAN
DR. VALERIE 
HU
DR. LAWRENCE 
KAPLAN
dr. shaw
raun kaufman
Dr. Hu
Dr. Kaplan
Researcher of the biochemical basis of autism
Subject of an award-winning NBC television movie
GWU Professor identifying new biological pathways
Chief investigator for first study on early diagnosis

Introducing for the first time:
Self-Advocates in a TEDx-style, short-form presentation with five presenters in combined one hour plenary session.

Special plenary sessions:
The Doctors and Researchers Q&A Panel Discussion
Ten Tips to Reduce Brain Overload by Martha Herbert, MD, PhD
Self-Advocacy - Challenges Throughout the Lifespan Panel with Tim Page, DFA, Pulitzer Prize winner and USC professor of music, communication and journalism; Stephen M. Shore, EdD, world renowned professor of special education at Adelphi University; Jennifer O'Toole, Founder of Asperkids and teacher; Raun Kaufman, subject of an award-winning NBC television movie; Christopher Gauthier, MFA, Assistant Professor of Art, Photography at Utah State University
Bringing It All Together. Plus more.

Medical/Biomedical track:
Biomedical Interventions: Treating the Underlying Causes of the Symptoms by Dr. Phillip C. Demio
The Detection and Treatment of the Most Common Biochemical Abnormalities in Autism by William Shaw, PhD
A Compelling Story of Recovery by Lori Knowles-Jimenez and Daniel Knowles
New Discoveries in the Underlying Pathobiology of Autism by Valerie Hu, PhD
Diagnosis of and Treatment for Disorders that are Comorbid with Autism by Ted Henderson, MD, PhD
Functional Imaging of the Brain - New Discoveries by J. Michael Uszler, MD
Nutrition and Cooking: Guidance for Beginners and Beyond by Julie Matthews, CNC. Plus much more.

School track:
Music, the Carrier Signal for Verbal Communication by world renowned professor of special education, Stephen M. Shore, EdD
New and Effective Interventions in Schools
Assessing and Teaching Functional Living Skills to Individuals of All Ages Using The AFLS™ by Jim Partington, PhD, BCBA
The Continuums of Autism: Cognition, Sensory Processing and Behavior by Marlo Payne Thurman, MS. Plus much more.

Other sessions:
10 Key Steps to Finding a Job and Keeping It

Parents Facing a Lifetime of Daunting Challenges Panel
Nutrition Workshop: Supplements, Kids, and Fun with your Blender

Support Services Panel (for support in Kansas and Missouri)
Improvements in Overall Behavior
Autism Breakthrough: Tantrums and Other Challenging Behaviors
Special exclusive interview with Tim Page. Plus more.


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