Schedule

 

 

TIME

HOPE

BELIEVE

7:00am – 8:00am

Registration/Exhibitor Viewing

Complimentary Coffee Station & Catered Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00am – 8:15am

Welcome Address

8:15am – 9:15am

Treating Hormones, Rage, Dysautonomia and Aggression

Dr. Anju Usman-Singh  

A New Method for Choosing the Most Effective Treatments for Autism

Lanier Rossignol, BSN, MSN, FNP-C   

9:15am – 10:15am

Advanced Insight on Treating Mitochondrial Issues & Seizures within ASD

Dr. Dan Rossignol  

Social Cognition and Perspective Taking:
How to encourage these critical life skills

Lynn Medley, M.S., CCC-SLP  

10:15am – 10:45am

Break and Complimentary Snacks
10:45am – 11:45am

Neuroinflammation and Autoimmune Disorders

Dr. Michael W. Elice  

Could Your Child’s Behavior be PANS / PANDAS?

Dr. Lindsey Wells  

11:45am – 12:45pm

The Power of Acceptance and Positivity

Chris Ulmer

Keynote Speaker

12:45pm – 1:45pm

Complimentary Catered Lunch

 

Lunch and Learn:

Nutrition in Autism as Informed by the Latest Science

Dr. Richard G. Boles  


or
Lunch and Networking

Catering by:

1:45pm – 2:45pm

Treating Immune and Viral Issues in ASD

Dr. Dan Rossignol  

Understanding Core Symptoms of Lyme Disease within ASD:
How it may be affecting health & behavior

Dr. Shannon D. Smith  

2:45pm – 3:45pm

POTS & PANS:
Transforming Devastating Chronic Illnesses into Treatable Disorders

Dr. Nancy O’Hara  

Genetics and Autism

Dr. Richard G. Boles  

3:45pm – 4:15pm Break and Complimentary Snacks
4:15pm – 5:15pm

Mast Cell and Microglial Activation, Implications for ASD

Dr. Anju Usman-Singh  

ASD Recovery:
A Mothers & Son 
Perspective  

Mary Romaniec  

5:15pm – 5:30pm

Day 1 Sessions Wrap up

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Dinner Attendees on their own

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Roundtable Speaker Meet & Greet on Friday evening with complimentary desserts at Homewood Suites by Hilton / Philadelphia-Great Valley
Walkable / Next Door to Venue

 

 

 


Saturday, May 18, 2019


Attendees can move between 2 Learning Tracks throughout the conference.

* Schedule subject to change.

Sign up on the 2nd floor for a free IEP / 504 Consult slot.

TIME HOPE BELIEVE
7:00am – 8:00am

Registration/Exhibitor Viewing
Complimentary Coffee Station & Catered Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00am – 8:10am 

Welcome Address

8:10am – 8:15am  Presentation of the Joe Pike Believe Award
8:15am – 9:15am

Medical Cannabis CBD and Autism

Dr. Michael W. Elice  

SIBO:
Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Implications for Children with Chronic GI Dysfunction

Dr. Julie Logan  

9:15am – 10:15am

 Advanced Lyme Disease Treatments

Dr. Phillip C. DeMio  

Low Dose Immunotherapy:
A Novel Treatment for Lyme, PANS and Other Infections

Dr. Darin Ingels  

10:15am – 10:45am

Break and Complimentary Snacks

10:45am – 11:45am

Advanced Gut Therapies: Microbiome Depletion, Helminths, Biofilms & more

Dr. Anju Usman-Singh  

Lyme, Mold and Mycotoxins:
When and why you should be concerned

Dr. Lindsey Wells  

11:45am – 12:45pm

Increasing Academic Learning and Communication through Rapid Prompting Method (RPM)

Soma Mukhopadyay  
Keynote Speaker

12:45pm – 1:45pm

Complimentary Catered Lunch

 

Lunch and Learn: 
The BEST diet for your child! (Or is it?)

Dr. Jared M. Skowron  

 

or Lunch and Networking

Catering by:
  

1:45pm – 2:45pm

If Only My Child Could Talk!:
The role of neuroinflammation in apraxia and novel approaches to repairing cellular damage in the brain to restore communication

Dr. Julie Logan  

Life Skills:
Setting up goals for independence

Holly Bortfeld  

2:45pm – 3:45pm

How to Recognize and Reduce Environmental Effects, and Inflammation in ASD with Safe Therapies

Dr. David Dornfeld  

Hope and Possibilities

Shannon Kenitz  

3:45pm – 4:15pm

Break and Complimentary Snacks

4:15pm – 5:15pm

New Treatment Options:
Stem Cells, HDC, CIRS, CBD & More

Dr. Nancy O’Hara  

Environmental Influences in ASD and Essential Preconception Advice

Dr. Salma Ahsan  

5:15pm – 5:30pm

Conference Wrap up

 

 

 

Glossary of Term

  • ASD – AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
  • CBD – CANNABIDIOL
  • CIRS – CHRONIC INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE SYNDROME
  • FT – FECAL TRANSPLANT
  • HDC – HYMENOLEPIS DIMINUTA CYSTICERCI (HELMINTH THERAPY
  • LDI – LOW DOSE IMMUNOTHERAPY
  • PANDAS – PEDIATRIC AUTOIMMUNE NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTIONS
  • PANS – PEDIATRIC ACUTE-ONSET NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SYNDROME
  • SIBO – SMALL INTESTINAL BACTERIAL OVERGROWTH