A one-day symposium showcasing how implementing an integrative approach to autism can ease the medical conditions and behavioral symptoms common in children, adolescents, and young adults with an autism spectrum disorder.
The curriculum is curated by leading medical professionals to ensure attendees are learning from an evidence-based approach. The speakers are experts in the global autism movement and will share their knowledge with attendees on topics ranging from the Basics of the Biomedical Approach, Diet and Nutrition, Brain Inflammation, Lab Testing, PANS/PANDAS, Mitochondrial Dysfunction and more. Plus, how to integrate medical therapies into a child’s education practice.
ARMADA BLUEBAY HOTEL
Sheikh Zayed Road
Thank you to our 2018 sponsors
Dr. Nicola Antonucci
Dr. Nicola Antonucci obtained a specialization in Psychiatry at the University of Bari, Italy in 2005. His daughter was diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in 2006. It was then that he started training in Biomedical Treatment for ASD utilizing the support and mentoring from the Autism Research Institute in San Diego. He is currently director of the “Biomedical Centre for Autism Research and Treatment” in Italy and holds multiple clinics throughout various locations in and around Europe. In 2010, he collaborated with Dr. Dario Siniscalco (Second University of Naples) and together they founded a research group to study molecular and cellular changes in ASD. This group is currently conducting several research trials on advance treatments for ASD, in collaboration with American and European researchers. They have published several papers in international peer-reviewed journals on this subject.
Dr. Joseph Dib
Dr. Joseph Dib attended the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences where he received his MD in 1997. He later gained his certificate of excellence in hyperbaric and undersea medical training From Florida in 2010. He completed the fellowship program from the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs in Irvine, California in 2014. He has earned several certificates from: Divers Alert Network, King Saud Medical City, Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs, Lebanese European Academy of Emergency Medicine, Hyperbarics International, International Hyperbarics Association, and the Lebanese Ministry of Health Association with the WHO.
Dr. Usman Singh
Dr. Usman Singh is director of True Health Medical Center in Naperville, Illinois and owner of Pure Compounding Pharmacy. She has been using evidence based integrative medical interventions to help children diagnosed with ADD, Autism, Allergies, Gastrointestinal issues and related disorders for over 15 years. She has conducted research involving copper/zinc imbalances, metallothionein dysfunction, biofilm related infections, vitamin D in pregnancy, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. She serves on the executive board for the Autism Society of Illinois as well as the scientific advisory board for Generation Rescue and TACA. She is on faculty for MAPs (Medical Academy for Pediatric Special Needs).
Schedule of Events
8:00 – 9:00 AM
BASICS OF THE BIOMEDICAL APPROACH with Dr. Usman Singh
9:00 – 10:00 AM
FOOD INTOLERANCE AND LEAKY GUT with Dr. Joseph Dib
10:00 – 11:00 AM
AUTISM AS BRAIN INFLAMMATION: STRATEGIES OF INTERVENTION with Dr. Nicola Antonucci
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
QUESTION & ANSWER WITH SPEAKERS
12:30 – 1:30 PM
1:30 – 2:30 PM
CHRONIC INFECTIONS: PANDAS/PANS AND THE GUT BRAIN CONNECTION with Dr. Usman Singh
2:30 – 3:30 PM
MITOCHONDRIAL DYSFUNCTION with Dr. Joseph Dib
3:30 – 4:30 PM
UNDERSTANDING LAB TESTING with Dr. Joseph Dib
4:30 – 5:30 PM
THYROID, BLOOD SUGAR AND ANDROGENS with Dr. Usman Singh
5:30 – 6:30 PM QUESTION & ANSWER WITH SPEAKERS