Navigation Links
Jenny McCarthy Featured at National Autism Conference in Atlanta, November 9
Date:10/17/2007

Louder Than Words author joins experts and parents at convention on autism research and treatment

ATLANTA, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Autism Association (NAA) announced today that actress and author Jenny McCarthy will speak to parents about the impact autism has had upon her family at the organization's National Autism Conference, November 8 - 11. Ms. McCarthy's latest bestselling book, Louder than Words, chronicles her journey with her son Evan through his autism diagnosis, biomedical treatment, and ongoing recovery.

"Jenny brings a refreshing new energy and passion to the effort to bring concerns about vaccines to both the public at large and mainstream medical professionals. Jenny has put into words what so many of us have believed for years - and people are finally listening," said NAA board chair and parent Claire Bothwell. "When it comes to vaccines, one size doesn't fit all, and Jenny is getting this truth out in the open where it belongs."

In recent television appearances including Oprah and Larry King Live, Ms. McCarthy urged health care providers to start "listening to the moms" regarding the development of autism following vaccination in previously healthy children. The number of vaccines given to infants and young children has risen dramatically over the past two decades. Some of these vaccines contained thimerosal, a mercury-based preservative still used in most flu shots, which many parents cite as a primary trigger of regression among their typically developing children.

"Parents and the medical community need to know that there is hope for children diagnosed with autism," stated Ms. McCarthy. "Recovery is possible through appropriate biomedical treatment and I urge parents to seek out the professionals who are willing to think outside the box on behalf of children suffering with autism."

In addition to addressing the conference attendees on Friday afternoon, Ms. McCarthy and Speech Pathologist Sarah Clifford Scheflen will be in the conference exhibit hall throughout the weekend demonstrating the Teach2Talk video series that they have created for children with autism and other developmental disorders. For information on Teach2Talk, visit http://www.teach2talk.com.

For more information on the National Autism Conference and to register, visit http://www.nationalautismconference.org.

Contacts:

Wendy Fournier (Portsmouth, RI), 401-632-7523 or

Rita Shreffler (Nixa, MO), 417-818-9030


'/>"/>
SOURCE National Autism Association
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Jenny McCarthys Beauty Secrets
2. International community warns India on HIV situation
3. Mexico and US border attain a new outlook due to BiNational Sustainability Laboratory
4. National Lung Study in the process
5. Indian Nationals with Foreign Medical Degrees can now practice in India
6. Key step forward on International Health Rules
7. ICMR along with other International Research organisation with drug development for Neglected Diseases
8. International Osteoporosis Research Centre To Be Started In India.
9. Hepatitis B Vaccine To Be Included In National Immunization Programme
10. Indian hospitals require International Accreditation
11. International Conference On Malaria - Laveran To Genomics
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... ... The doctors at Wall Centre Dental are now expanding their practice by ... to receive dental care. The doctors offer three treatment options to put victims of ... surgery, at their dental office in Vancouver. Wall Centre Dental is currently welcoming even ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... Patients ... that achieves results in a fraction of the time as traditional braces – ... Significance Dental Specialists, now offers this revolutionary treatment with or without a referral. ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... ... unveiling cutting-edge birth defects research related to Zika virus during pregnancy, as well ... society for this important science. , The Teratology Society is ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 25, 2017 , ... Buyers and ... recreational users to dispensaries and head shops –can’t help but be heartened by the ... the tell-tale cannabis odor aptly described as “skunk smell.” At last they can ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) , ... April 25, ... ... technology, announces the addition of predictive analytics to its patient care management module. ... therapy compliance even before a patient has been initiated on continuous positive airway ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... Service (Manufacturing, Research), By Country, (Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, ... their offering. ... Latin American pharmaceutical contract manufacturing services market is anticipated to ... registration cost in Latin American countries and continuous economic growth ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... , April 19, 2017  IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: ... release financial results for the first quarter 2017 after ... The Company,s management team will host a corresponding conference ... ET. Investors interested in listening to the ... for domestic callers or (703) 326-3030 for international callers, ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... The Global Effective Microorganisms (EM) Market by Manufacturers, ... and analysed the potential of Global Effective Microorganisms (EM) Market ... growth factors. The report identifies and analyses the emerging trends ... market. ... and Figures, 6 Major Company Profiles, spread across 124 pages ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: