Monday, June 22, 2009

Autism Events in Phoenix

Monthly Coco's Meeting

"Please join us tomorrow (June 23rd) at Coco's Meeting at 6:30 in the backroom of the Paradise Valley location (Tatum and Cactus). We will have a surprisespeaker who will speak about a new study their non-profit is designing andwhat kind of applicants they are looking for.

We will then have Dr. JoelMorgan speak. Here is his bio:
Dr. Joel Morgan is the medical director of Pediatric Solutions MedicalCenter, where the focus is in Naturopathic family care, as well as thespecialty treatment of individuals with autism, ADHD/ADD, asthma, allergiesand intestinal health issues. Dr. Morgan graduated with honors from ArizonaState University earning a degree in Nutrition and later received hisDoctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the Southwest College ofNaturopathic Medicine. He completed a residency in family practice with afocus in the treatment of children within the Autism Spectrum Disorders.His approach to autism stresses the importance of the relationship betweenphysician and patient and their family, centered on the whole person, whilemaking use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, alternative andconventional.Dr. Morgan became involved in the world of autism through his experienceswith his son. He is a listed Defeat Autism Now! Doctor, has trained withDr. Bryan Jepson, Dr. Arthur Krigsman and Dr. Andrew Wakefield at theThoughtful House Center for Kids in Austin, TX, and completed medicalrotations at the Melmed Center, a leading facility in the assessment ofbehavioral, educational and developmental challenges in children and adults;and the Hamilton Elementary Medical Center, a district-wide, free healthcare clinic that serves the poverty-stricken families of the Murphy SchoolDistrict."

Thank you, Cynthia Macluskie for this information!

Lecture on the developmental aberrations in the Autistic child.

This two hour lecture will cover the developmental aberrations in the autistic child. It will address what can be done about autism to stimulate the Autistic/PDD/ Asperger child to a higher level of function.
Time: 6-8:00 pm.
Location: Sunflower Market, 4402 North Miller Road - Scottsdale, South of Camelback on Miller between Hayden & Scottsdale Rd. 480-941-6001
By: Healing Pathways Medical Clinic, 2133 Warner Road - TempeUtilizing naturopathic and biomedical adjuncts to support the biochemistry of the body. Utilizing neuro developmental therapies and models to complete developmental milestones and organize the body and brain to higher levels of function. Providing education to the caregivers and healthcare professionals. AZ Dept. of Education certificates for Professional Development CEUs available for $20

Thank you, Kelly Reedy, for this information.

P.S. Don't forget about the Parents Night Out, July 10th!

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