Autism Hope Alliance Summit: Hope with a Plan

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This week I had the privilege of speaking at the Autism Hope Alliance Summit along with 31 of the world’s most trusted physicians, researchers, and therapists.

Thousands of people tuned in from 169 countries, which makes this truly a global event!

The summit is just coming to a close tomorrow, but I thought I would share since you can still catch my talk for free until tomorrow morning titled “Autism and Auditory Hypersensitivity: Causes and Solutions”.

Now they’ve just released all 31 expert audio sessions to the public, through an All-Access Digital Pass that will give you permanent, lifetime access to every audio, along with transcripts for easy note taking and more.

Check out the Autism Hope Summit All-Access Digital Pass HERE

Autism Hope Alliance has provided over $300,000 in special foods, supplements, books, cleaners, toys and other crucial supplies to families across America. They have also provided over $140,000 in scholarships to families to attend a parent training program at the Autism Treatment Center of America and given free lectures to over 4,000 families.

When you grab this unique and special All-Access Digital Pass, your small donation will go to funding more of these wonderful programs. Plus you’ll equip and empower your family with the latest tools, tips, therapies and resources that can help you and your child on your autism journey.

See the Speakers & Topics Included

In full disclosure I’m on the Board of Directors for Autism Hope Alliance, and volunteer my time to this organization because I believe in the cause!

Autism: Identifying the Biochemical Fingerprint

 

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A few years back I was introduced to a physician by a mutual friend, Kristin Selby Gonzales. Kristin is mom to Jaxson who is diagnosed with autism, and Chairman of Autism Hope Alliance , a non-profit doing great work in the field, and whose advisory board I proudly serve on. The three of us shared a panel discussion on autism treatment and recovery at the Natural Product Expo West. That doctor was Dan Rossignol, MD, FAAFP, FMAP. After hearing his personal story as a father with two children with autism, who switched from a family medical practice to biomedical research and treatment to help other families whose lives are touched by autism and other pediatric special needs, I gained an instant respect and appreciation for this man. I’ve tracked his work closely since and want to share what he has been up to with parents and health professionals, so I’ve invited him as my guest on TLP Radio tomorrow.

Accumulating evidence has demonstrated that autism is often characterized by complex abnormalities such as oxidative stress, mitochondrial dysfunction, inflammation, certain genetic abnormalities, exposure(s) to environmental toxicants, immunological abnormalities, infections, and in some cases, developmental regression and seizures. These abnormalities may contribute to the symptoms of autism, such as sleep problems, obsessive behavior, speech delay, impaired social interaction, self-stimulatory behavior, hyperactivity, inattention, and abnormal gastrointestinal findings.  Many children with autism have a unique combination of these abnormalities and may possess some or all of these problems simultaneously. The early identification of these abnormalities helps clinicians and parents to choose the most effective treatment options.  Dr. Rossignol’s aim is to identify the unique biochemical abnormalities that each individual possesses (e.g., the biochemical fingerprint) and works to create the most effective treatments for these abnormalities using evidence-based medicine principles.

Join me and Dr. Dan Rossignol on The Listening Program Radio and Podcast tomorrow, April 1st at 8PM Eastern as we discuss the latest biomedical research on autism, his approach toward individualized treatment, and efforts to prepare other medical professionals to deliver the best possible care to children with autism through the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS). Register for an email reminder and submit a question for my esteemed guest.

 

The Listening Program Autism Giveaway

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Last month the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new findings revealing the prevalence of diagnosed autism spectrum disorder has risen to epidemic proportions.  1 in 50!

With the average cost of autism over the lifespan being $3.2 million dollars per person families need all the help they can get.  I’m happy to share that we are going to give one of these families a little support.

Using The Listening Program® (TLP) for just 15 minutes each day has been making a huge difference in the lives of families affected by autism. TLP has been voted Best Product at Autism One, is Autism Approved by the Autism Hope Alliance, and is Generation Rescue approved!

TLP is enjoyable acoustically-modified music that helps reduce sensory sensitivities and increase comfort in the environment for children and adults on the autism spectrum. It gently helps to desensitize emotional reactions to sound, reduce stress, and improve brain performance.

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, we’re providing a family with a chance to benefit from TLP SPECTRUM. Our winner will receive a scholarship worth more than $2,300, including: TLP SPECTRUM, the WAVES™ bone conduction audio system, AND coaching from a TLP Certified Provider!

Entering is easy.  Just like the Advanced Brain Technologies Facebook fan page, enter your contact info, and tell us in 100 words or fewer how TLP SPECTRUM could help your child.

Please enter here: http://ow.ly/kjFP5  Hurry, the contest ends soon!

Attending Autism One/Generation Rescue Conference 2013? Stop by our booth in the Generation Rescue Lounge. On Friday, May 24th at 3:30 pm I’ll be presenting  Acoustically-Modified Music: Brain Based Training for Improving Auditory Processing and Sound Hypersensitivity. I hope to see you there!

The Listening Program is Autism Approved!

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Great news! The Autism Hope Alliance just selected The Listening Program® as one of the products and services that they have approved to help people on the autism spectrum. We are honored to be a sponsor of this wonderful program and know we will touch many more lives as a result. Thank you AHA and keep up the great work helping families on the road to autism recovery!

Check out my Autism Approved interview with Kristin Selby Gonzalez, Chairman of the Autism Hope Alliance.