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National Autism Conference to be Held in Weston, FL November 13-16
Date:10/31/2008

NIXA, Mo., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest advances in autism research, treatment and therapy will be presented during The National Autism Conference in Fort Lauderdale. The comprehensive four-day conference, hosted by the National Autism Association and sponsored by CARE Clinics, is scheduled for November 13 through 16 at the Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Conference Center & Spa in Weston, Florida.

The conference will feature keynote speaker U.S. Congressman Dave Weldon. Other speakers include renowned experts on autism who will share their knowledge and expertise with both parents and practitioners. Topics to be covered are cutting-edge environmental research, dietary and behavioral interventions, legal and legislative strategies, estate planning, autism safety, marital support, and more.

Conference speakers include Dr. Andrew Wakefield, Dr. Jeff Bradstreet, David Kirby, author of the New York Times bestseller "Evidence of Harm," Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh and Neurofeedback expert Dr. Michael Linden who was recently featured on "The Doctors" television show.

"We're thrilled to be able to bring our national conference to Florida this year," said Rita Shreffler, parent and Executive Director of NAA. "This is an exceptional opportunity for parents to learn from today's most knowledgeable experts in the field of autism. Parents will leave this conference armed with both knowledge and hope for the future of their loved ones."

A first-of-its-kind workshop will be held on Thursday evening entitled "Just For Dads." The workshop will be conducted by Dr. Jonathan Tarbox of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders and will cover issues unique to fathers of children on the autism spectrum.

On Friday evening, conference sponsor CARE Clinics will host a treatment workshop for parents and will be providing a free buffet dinner for all attendees.

Saturday evening will feature a Beach-Party themed dinner event including a silent auction of unique items donated by Doug Flutie, Dan Marino, The Black Crowes and country music star Alan Jackson.

In addition to CARE Clinics, the National Autism Conference is sponsored by Autism Speaks, Hansen's Natural Beverages, LoJack and Project Lifesaver. For more information on the National Autism Conference, or to register online, visit http://www.nationalautismconference.org.

CONTACT:

Wendy Fournier, NAA (Portsmouth, RI) 401.835.5828

Rita Shreffler, NAA (Nixa, MO) 401.632.6452


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