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US Autism & Asperger Association 8th Annual World Conference

US Autism & Asperger Association 8th Annual World Conference

Michael Uszler M.D. will be speaking at the US Autism & Asperger Association 8th Annual World Conference in Salt Lake City. The event will host over 35 of the world’s most respected experts on Autism & Asperger disorder.

Topics will include new research, treatment modalities, available resources and avenues for support.

This is a four day event starting on August 15th. You can expect to see Dr Uszler speaking on Saturday August 17th. Dr Uszler also will be participating in a doctors Q&A panel on Friday evening.  The event will be held at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel and Convention Center.

Theodore Henderson M.D.,Ph.D. will also be speaking at the US Autism & Asperger Association 6th Annual World Conference. You can see him on stage with Dr. Uszler on Saturday August 17th. He will be also taking part in a panel discussion for parents of children who have been diagnosed with Autism.

Other speakers at the event will include a panel of physicians, educators, behaviourists, occupational therapists, developmental specialists and physiologists. You will have an opportunity to hear Harvard professors, Pulitzer Prize winners, world renowned lecturers and nationally recognized experts.


Update:  Drs. Henderson and Uszler participated in 3 Panel discussions and a clinical science presentation on brain Spect function imaging at the 8th annual US Autism and Asperger Conference in Salt Lake City, August 15 – 18.

Their comments included: brain imaging discloses multiple co-morbidities occurring in Autistic individuals, the biomedical nature of Autism and what can be done about the co-morbidities, measures to enhance self-advocacy in adolescents and young adults on the Spectrum, and caregiver issues such as chronic fatigue and treatment for depression.

Check in next week for video clips of their comments on these issues.