BIOLOGY OF AUTISM
by David Amaral, Ph.D.
Distinguished professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and director of research, University of California - Davis MIND Institute. Dr. Amaral's research includes The Autism Phenome Project, the largest and most comprehensive assessment of children with autism ever attempted.
NEUROBIOLOGY OF AUTISM
by Margaret Bauman, M.D.
Associate professor of neurology, Harvard Medical School; director of LADDERS (Learning and Developmental Disabilities and Rehabilitation Services); a distinguished pediatric neurologist and research investigator who has been a pioneer in the study and treatment of autism for more than 25 years.
BIOMEDICAL INTERVENTIONS IN AUTISM
by Anju Usma, M.D.
Director of True Health Medical Center, specializing in biomedical interventions for children with autism.
- Describe characteristics, etiology, role of genetics in autism; explain how the brain and immune system is affected in autism.
- Identify underlying biological issues that affect individuals with autism; Identify and evaluate treatment options/interventions.
- Explain how the brain, gastrointestinal system, epilepsy, and sleep disorders are affected in autism.
Who Should Attend?
Individuals interested may include: pediatricians, doctors, dentists, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists, students in the fields of autism or medicine, educators, caregivers, parents, and advocates, anyone interested in learning more about autism.
Disclosure: All speakers and members of the planning committee have been asked to disclose any significant relationships they may have with commercial companies. The presence or absence of relationships will be disclosed at the time of the meeting.
Regular registration: $200
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of William Beaumont Hospital and Oakland University. William Beaumont Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Credit Designation
William Beaumont Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Non-physician professionals should check with their individual credentialing body to confirm that participation in the CME activity will be approved for credit. All non-physician participants will receive an attendance certificate from Beaumont Health System. CME credits can be used to meet the Continuing Education requirements needed for Michigan Nursing re-licensure without limitation.
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Room rate: $99
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