Schedule

 


Friday, May 17, 2019


Attendees can move between 2 Learning Tracks throughout the conference.

* Schedule subject to change.

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

Treatment Options for Teens:
Hormones, rage and aggression

Dr. Anju Usman-Singh

Identifying and Using 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

 Advanced Lyme Disease Treatments

Dr. Phillip C. DeMio

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

Dr. Shannon D. Smith

2:45pm – 3:45pm

Advanced Insight on POTS & PANS

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 Issues in ASD:
Addressing brain fires

Dr. Anju Usman-Singh

ASD Recovery:
One story of hope and healing

Mary Romaniec

5:15pm – 5:30pm

Day 1 Sessions Wrap up

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Dinner Attendees on their own

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Complimentary Dessert and Discussions with the Speakers 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.

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

Treating Immune Viral Issues in ASD

Dr. Dan Rossignol

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: 
FT, HDC, Biofilm and 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: 
How Diets Can Help Symptoms of ASD

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