All T21 sessions are located at room Grand CD and will be presented one after the other with comedian and father to child w/T21, Bob Orvis as MC.
This information below is accurate, the schedule on the AutismOne website is not correct.
Dawn of a New Decade
8:00 am - 8:55 am
Why talk about Down syndrome at an Autism Conference?
9:00 am - 9:55 am
Parent-researcher, Laurette Janak , relates similarities in health histories between DS and ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) families and how we can best learn from them. Woven into the discussion will be valid, scientific reasons for trying biomedical options.10:00 am - 10:55 am
Biomedical Basics: Where to Begin
Dr. Norman Schwartz explains how optimizing nutrition, exploring supplementation, monitoring the thyroid, utilizing lab results and avoiding environmental toxins are the building blocks needed to form a solid foundation upon which your child may flourish.
Trisomy 21: Understanding the Problem
11:00 am - 11:55 am
Dick Deth , PhD shares an easy-to-understand overview of some of the major issues facing our children including the methylation cycle, the Alzheimer's connection, oxidative stress and the effects of GABA overexpression.
What's Next? Exploring Options
1:00 pm - 1:55 pm
Dr. Anju Usman will explain the next level of biomedical information including optimizing a healthy gut-brain connection, and nutrients for brain repair and neurogenesis, which is the brain's ability to create new brain cells and new connections.
Important Nutritional, Oral Motor, Feeding and Language Ideas to Ensure Optimal Development of Your Child with Down Syndrome
2:00 pm - 2:55 pm
Learn from Jill Rabin , MS, CCC-SLP, how proper nutrition, medical intervention, supplementation and oral motor and communication exercises must all be on track to pave the way to excellent speech.
The Neurodevelopment Aspect
Sequential Processing and Alternative Treatment Methods
3:00 pm - 3:55 pm
The Future: Choose Your Own Adventure
4:00 pm - 4:55 pm
Sessions end with each parent's exciting new journey before them. Cheryl Greene will share her time-saving strategies to help parents fit everything in their busy schedules. Andi Durkin (parent to Jett ) will unveil great new resources to support parents as they explore and implement OPTIONS for healthier children including a new Foundation and website with a parent database. The floor will open for questions and answers.