Navigation Links
AutismOne & Autism Canada Present "CHANGING THE COURSE OF AUTISM IN CANADA 2009" University of Toronto

Main Conference: Saturday, October 31 - Sunday, November 1. Practitioner Training: Friday, October 30

Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2009 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that an average of 1 in 150 children in the U.S. have an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which includes autism, Asperger syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS). Data from Canada demonstrates a 1 in 200 rate for ASD's according to a workshop white paper sponsored by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the National Alliance for Autism Research. ASD's have increased dramatically in both countries in the last ten years according to government research. AutismOne & Autism Canada are proud to present the first ever-joint AutismOne/Autism Canada 2009 Conference in Toronto. Conference organizers are delighted to bring the message of hope and healing to all that attend.

The two-day main conference featuring over 20 world-renowned autism authorities offers a biomedical treatments track as well as an educational therapies track. Conference attendees are free to attend any presentation they choose.

The conference will be held at the University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto. The welcome and keynote address will begin at 8:00 am, Saturday, October 31, in JJR MacLeod Auditorium.

Geared to parents and professionals the conference presents the most up-to-date medical knowledge and most importantly provides the practical information parents can use immediately to begin helping their children get better.        

Lisa Rupe, director of communications for AutismOne, is thrilled to help bring the message of hope and recovery to Canada. "A diagnosis of autism does not have to be lifelong," says Rupe, "many of our children get better given the proper medical treatments and therapies."

In addition, there will be a 1-day practitioner workshop, on Friday, October 30, at TD Canada Trust, Red Maple and Silver Birch Board Rooms, 1855 Buckhorn Gate, Mississauga. The workshop is geared toward licensed healthcare professionals and meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited by the Ontario Chapter for up to 5 Mainpro-M1 credits. Seating is limited so register on-line early. For more information about the conference and workshop or to register please visit, email info(at)autismone(dot)org.

According to Laurie Mawlam, Executive Director of Autism Canada, "It's time to educate as many people as possible about the medical nature of autism. We need doctors who are trained to help children and parents who are empowered to help their families. We believe the conference and workshop will be an inspiration to families and professionals in moving them in a much-needed direction in changing the course of autism in Canada."

According to motivational speaker, author and mother Lisa A. Lundy, "Parent education is the most direct and sure route to producing amazing health results and healing. An educated mother or father can forever alter their child's future." Lundy should know because she is a mother who has used this advice to save the life of her 7-year-old daughter - who does not have autism or any developmental disabilities but rather a life-threatening medical condition - the inability to absorb vitamins, minerals and essential nutrients from her diet - for which the mainstream medical community offered no hope.

Due to the medical interventions Lundy and her husband have used, Anne has transformed from a modern-day bubble child and very sick child to a healthy child with a bright future. Lundy is the author of The Super Allergy Girl™ Allergy & Celiac Cookbook, a gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free and other allergen free cookbook that is a resource of recipes and information for a wide array of health issues. She is the host of The Nuts & Bolts of Health on AutismOne Radio a monthly program designed to educate consumers on issues related to food, health and well-being.

# # #

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Generation Rescue and AutismOne Join Forces to Help Children
2. Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Opens DNA Data Bank
3. Bruce E. Katz, M.D. of Juva Skin & Laser Center Pioneers "The Madonna Lift" Fractional Eyelift Procedure
4. Luxury Bed Maker Hstens Introduces Mindspa iPhone™ Application
5. Phoenix Children's Hospital Significantly Reduces Costs with Orion Health™ Technology
6. Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Encourages More Virtual Event Participants: Thousands Already Helped Foundation Raise Funds for Research & Support Legislation
7. New Poll Shows Values Voters in Lockstep on the ‘Moral Implications' of Health Care Reform
8. Appointment-Plus Introduces Text-Ding™ Automated Text Message Appointment Reminders
9. More Sleep & Less Sex - A Losing Combination
10. LeBow & Associates Moves to New Office in Manhattan
11. Online Sign Making from Just Got Faster, Easier, & Greener with its New Revolutionary System
Post Your Comments:
Related Image:
AutismOne & Autism Canada Present "CHANGING THE COURSE OF AUTISM IN CANADA 2009" University of Toronto
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Pixel Film ... trailer titles with ProTrailer: Vintage. This newly styled ProTrailer pack comes with 30 ... with any font, giving users limitless opportunities to stylize and create designs quickly ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... , ... The holiday season is jam-packed with family dinners, ... attendees is of the utmost importance. Whether you are cooking at home for ... a try this holiday season. , Turkey Croquettes ,     Ingredients: , ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Ministers, senior ... (EU), ANDI Pan African Centres of Excellence, and public R&D institutions, civil societies ... the opening of the 5th African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation, ANDI, ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Dental professionals who would like to become more proficient on ... Dr. Mark Iacobelli’s Advanced Implant Mentoring (AIM) CE course. Courses will be held on ... co-founders of Advanced Implant Mentoring (AIM), Dr. Iacobelli and Dr. D’Orazio are proud to ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... ... Smiles by Stevens is pleased to announce the addition of ... patients are aware of the benefits of Botox® in the treatment of moderate facial ... discomfort, soreness, and pain as a result of Jaw Tension, TMJ (temporo-mandibular joint) disorder, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/25/2015)... 2015 Kitov Pharma ceuticals ... a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutic ... today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten ... ), each representing 20 ordinary shares of the Company, ... ADSs and warrants were issued in a fixed combination ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... the issue of United States patent No. 9,192,509  entitled: " Methods and ... company,s AVACEN 100 dry heat therapy medical device and specific methods of use, referred to by ... Photo - ... ... ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... 25, 2015 USP 800 applies to ... (e.g. pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurses, physicians, physician assistants, ... chapter also covers all entities which store, prepare, ... other healthcare institutions, patient treatment clinics, physicians, practice ... --> What is the purpose ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: