Pediatric neurologist Dr. Martha Herbert, an autism researcher will be speaking Thursday night in Worcester, MA.
Dr. Herbert is familiar with the use of diet to treat digestive issues problems with autism. She is also the author of the Clinical Neuropsychiatry paper titled Autism: A Brain disorder or a disorder that affects the brain?
Details of her appearance are below:
Understanding Autism And How Research Can Help: An Overview Of A Whole-Body Approach To Autism
Martha Herbert, M.D., Ph.D.
Pediatric Neurologist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Director of the TRANSCEND Research Program.
Thursday, August 13, 2009,
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Talk by Dr. Herbert
8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Question & Answer Discussion
This talk will address: A whole-body approach to autism; Applying a whole-body approach to treatment and research; Linking brain, body and behavior to other autism features such as: - Seizures - Sensory Problems - Sleep Problems - GI and Immune Issues - Studying a whole-body approach to autism development starting from infancy.