Schedule

(Schedule is subject to change without prior notice)

 HOPE ROOM 1BELIEVE ROOM 2ACHIEVE ROOM 3SUCCEED ROOM 4
7:00am - 8:00am Registration - Hilton Conference Center Basement Level and Vendor Viewing
8:00am - 8:55amBeginning Diet
with Kelly Steffens
Improving ASD Diagnosis and  Treatment Using QEEG Brain Mapping Subtypes and Biofeedback /Neurofeedback
with Michael Linden, PhD
Navigating Autism and Insurance Based Services
with Dana Crucil, BCBA
Life After High School 
with Scarlett K VonThenen
9:00am - 10:00am Beginning Biomed
with Nicole Rincon, MS, PA-C
Nature's Carbon Cycles, Understanding The Soil-Gut-Brain Axis in Autism and Beyond
with Zach Bush, MD
 Evidence Based Treatments for Speech
with Lanier Rossignol, BSN FNP-C
Pathways to Employment for All
with Arturo Cazares
10:00am - 10:45amBreak and Vendor Viewing
10:45am - 12:00pm KEYNOTE: Coby Bird
12:00pm - 1:00pmCash/Carry Lunch is offered at a discounted rate for conference attendees at the Hilton Orange County Hotel - Vendor Viewing
12:00pm - 1:00pmAutograph and Photo Opportunity with Coby Bird
12:30pm - 1:00pmIonCleanse by AMD Lunch and Learn: Detoxification
with Terri Hirning, DNM
1:30pm - 2:25pmNavigating the Maze of Nutritional Supplements
with Lori Knowles-Jimenez
PANS/PANDAS
with Lindsey Wells, ND
Building Independence Using Rapid Prompting Method (RPM)
with Katie Anawalt, MS, CCC-SLP
Biomedical Issues From An Autistic Perspective: How Do We Experience Them?
with James Williams
2:30pm - 3:25pmGI Research
with Arthur Krigsman, MD
The End of Mental Illness
with Daniel Amen, MD
A Parent’s Journey to Presuming Competence and Utilizing Multi-Modal Communication with their Non-Speaking Child
with Michelle and William Del Rosario
Ask the Doctor:  Treating Seizures, Anxiety and Aggression in Teens and Adults with Autism
with Julie Buckley, MD
3:30pm - 4:00pmBreak and Vendor Viewing
4:00pm - 5:00pm What To Do For The Safety Of Your Child’s Health If You Choose Or Are Required To Vaccinate
with Stephanie Ray, BCN, ND, CNHP
Dopamine Beta-Hydroxylase (DBH) Deficiency: A Major Treatable Cause of Autism Spectrum Disorders
with William Shaw, PhD
AAC: Now what?  Implementation for Families and Therapists
with Karen Lotich Arribas, M.S., CCC-SLP, AAC Specialist
The Autism Journey: Transition from Middle to High School to College: A Journey So Far
with Lisa Ackerman
5:00pm - 7:00pm Break
7:00pm - 8:30pmCOFFEE TALK NIGHT

 HOPE ROOM 1BELIEVE ROOM 2ACHIEVE ROOM 3SUCCEED ROOM 4
7:00am - 8:00am Registration - Hilton Conference Center Basement Level and Vendor Viewing
8:00am - 8:55amNeurological Therapies for Seizures, Mitochondrial Dysfunction, and Autonomic Imbalance in Autism
with Suzanne Goh, MD
How Environmental Toxins Impact Those with Genetic SNPS in Autism
with Bob Miller, CTN
 What is an Appropriately Ambitious IEP?
with Tim Adams, Esq
Executive Functioning in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) -
with Mary Joann Lang, RN, PhD, ABPN, BCBA-D
9:00am - 10:00am The 5 Next Steps for More Language. Help them say "I Love you!"
with Jared Skowron, ND
Allergies and Autism: Treatments Strategies to Help Overcome a Dysfunctional Immune System
with Darin Ingels, ND
Speaker Coming SoonConservatorship of your Adult Child: Is it Right for Your Child?
with Elizabeth McCoy, Esq
10:00am - 10:45amBreak and Vendor Viewing
10:45am - 12:00pm KEYNOTE: Rodney Peete
12:00pm - 1:15pmCash/Carry Lunch is offered at a discounted rate for conference attendees at the Hilton Orange County Hotel - Vendor Viewing
12:00pm - 1:30pmAutograph and Photo Opportunity with Rodney Peete
12:30pm - 1:00pmLunch and Learn: EMF (Electromagnetic Fields)
with Peter Sullivan
1:30pm - 2:25pmTreating Immune and Viral Issues in Autism
with Dan Rossignol, MD
Beyond Detox: Integrating Autophagy Into Detoxification Protocols For Clearing And Rebuilding Damaged Cells And Increasing Mitochondrial Density
with Christopher Shade, PhD
Vision and Speech - Is there a Connection in Autism Spectrum Disorders ?  
with Kauser Sharieff, OD, FCOVD, FNORA
Social Skills and Teens
with Denise Eckman, PsyD, BCBA-D
2:30pm - 3:25pmTitle Coming Soon
with Peter Sullivan
Detoxification
with Lindsey Wells, ND
Brain Stimulation In Autism
with Sandy Lee MD and Alex Ring, BS
Speaker Coming Soon
3:30pm - 4:00pmBreak and Vendor Viewing
4:00pm - 5:00pm The Role of Abnormal Physiology in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Potential of Novel Treatments to Promote Optimal Outcomes
with Richard Frye, PhD
Microbiota Transfer Therapy for Treating Children with Autism
with James Adams, PhD
Visual Supports: Paper and Technology to Help with Learning
with Eliza DelPizzo-Cheng, PhD, BCBA-D and Karen Lotich Arribas, M.S. CCC-SLP, AAC Specialist
Transition By The Numbers: A Legal Approach To Complete Transition For Your Child.
with Mark Woodsmall, Esq
5:00pm - 7:00pm Break
7:00pm - 8:30pmPhysician's Panel

 HOPE ROOM 1BELIEVE ROOM 2ACHIEVE ROOM 3
7:30am - 8:00am Registration - Hilton Conference Center Basement Level and Vendor Viewing
8:00am - 8:55amMighty Mitos: Recognizing Mitochondrial Impairment and Enhancing Cellular Energy
with Elizabeth Mumper, MD
Tough Nut Kids  
with Dan Rossignol, MD
Speaker Coming Soon
9:00am - 9:55am How to Identify and Address the Four Primary Toxins Keeping Our Kids Sick
with Tyler Lewis 
Comprehensive Nutritional and Dietary Treatment Study
with Jim Adams, PhD
Q & A with the Attorney
with Damian Fragoso, Esq
10:00am - 10:30amBreak and Vendor Viewing
10:30am - 11:25am KETO KETO KETO!  Is There A Role for the Ketogenic Diet in Autism?  
with Julie Buckley, MD
Primer on Cannabinoids in Autism
with Dane Fliedner, MD, MPH
Understanding the Court Process
with Elizabeth McCoy, Esq
11:30am - 12:30pmAutism updates from the Naviaux Lab—Results from Phase 1 of the UCSD newborn screening study and news about the upcoming SAT2 trial of suramin treatment
Robert Naviaux, PhD
12:30pm - 1:15pmTACA's Take Home Tips - Lisa Ackerman