Autism Orlando
Biennial Conference 2008

Orlando Florida, February 14th - 17th
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Partial List of Participating Exhibitors

Please support our sponsors and exhibitors. Click on their logo and visit their web site. Our exhibitors and sponsors help support the annual conference. The following is a partial list of our Sponsors and Exhibitors.

Autism Today

4 Paws For Ability

AMBO Health

Advanced Learning & Development Institute

Advanced Medical Therapeutics® (AMT)

Autism Treatment Center of America

Body Ecology

California Integrative Hyperbaric Center

Care Clinics

The College Internship Program


Doctors Data Inc

Eden Institute Foundation


The Georgiana Institute

Great Plains Laboratories

The Hopewell Pharmacy

The Horizons School

Inner Health Ministries

International Child Development Resource Center

The International Hyperbarics Association

Judge Rotenberg Educational Center

Kirkman Laboratories

Klaire Labs

Laboratoire Philippe Auguste

Neuroliminal ADHD-Autism Training

New Beginnings Nutritionals

Nordic Naturals

Nutricia North America

Omega Natural Science, Inc

Oxy Health Corporation

The Pathway School


Sage Medical Laboratory

The Star Center for Autism

Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy

US Autism & Asperger Association

Wellness Health & Pharmacy

Wisconsin Integrative Hyperbaric Center

Autism Today founded by Karen Simmons in 1996, is the largest autism spectrum disorder resource online and one of the leading autism and Asperger's resource distributor in the world. Autism Today is also a leading autism workshop and conference provider in Canada and is expanding internationally.

4 Paws For Ability, Inc. Home of the first Autism Assistance Dog with Tracking (Search and Rescue). Recommended by the top Autism organizations, Jane Pauly, and Ladies Home Journal. 4 Paws laid the ground work for Autism Dogs in the United States and Autism Dogs with Tracking skills, Internationally! We have placed well over 173 dogs since opening our doors with the majority being Autism Assistance Dogs. Currently 90% of all applicants and families working towards getting their dogs are families with children with Autism. 4 Paws unlike some newer agencies is a nonprofit, 501c3 organization who's Mission is to place quality service dogs. No one profits from our services except the families receiving our dogs.

Ambo Health, LLC, the company behind Omega Cure™ was founded by Drs. Anne-Marie Chalmers and Bo Martinsen. The two physicians have extensive clinical and research backgrounds from Europe and the USA. They are also the inventors of the Multi-One medical delivery device system and founders of Wellpride LLLP. Omega Cure is a fresh, natural, broad spectrum and highly effective omega-3 fish oil with no fishy taste or smell. The corporate headquarters are located in Sarasota, Florida.

Advanced Learning & Development Institute, invites you to become a part of a revolutionary concept in learning. After 28 years of research Dr. Corinne Allen has developed an advanced, hi tech, effective, and powerful learning program. This advanced learning concept is not like other programs for improving learning, academics, behaviors, social and emotional issues. This program does not involve rote memory or repeated therapies to achieve its outstanding results. This training program is a unique, revolutionary concept. It addresses re-education of the auditory, visual, tactile, olfactory, emotional, motor, and speech pathways in the brain. The retraining process centers on individual issues and training protocols where areas of the brain are not communicating and need stimulation for these neuro connections to grow or be unblocked. This program gets to the root of the issues.

Advanced Medical Therapeutics® (AMT) - College Pharmacy & The Center For Advanced Medical Therapeutics (AMT) Working Together In The Fight Against Autism...At AMT & College Pharmacy we believe in better tomorrows. We believe in the fight against autism, and are dedicated to providing prescribers and parents with the highest quality products and services. As sister companies, owned by Tom Bader, R.Ph., AMT & College Pharmacy work together to give you the support and go the extra mile to offer a full spectrum of therapies to aid in your fight against autism. The expertise knowledge of AMT pharmacist Melanie Gentile in autism therapies, paired with College Pharmacy’s 32 years of industry leading expertise makes for a dynamic partnership dedicated to the fight against autism. We look forward to the opportunity to answer your questions about commonly prescribed autism therapies and the role of compounding in the fight against autism.

Autism Treatment Center of America - Mr. Kaufman, CEO of the Autism Treatment Center of America™, will provide concrete, bold strategies you can implement now for your child’s immediate gain. As a child, Mr. Kaufman was diagnosed with severe autism and recommended for lifelong institutionalization. Instead, his parents developed The Son-Rise Program, which enabled their son to completely recover from his autism. Now an international speaker and Ivy League graduate with a degree in Biomedical Ethics, Mr. Kaufman bears no traces of his former condition (and is the subject of a book and movie). His lecture focuses on some innovative, outside-the-box techniques you can use today to help your child: move beyond stimming (without you stopping or discouraging your child’s behavior), learn new skills (without you having to push or pressure), and, most especially, to form meaningful, caring relationships with others.

Body Ecology - To date, attempts to solve autism focus on the use of supplements and various therapies to correct the disorder (and its milder forms, including Asperger's syndrome, ADD, ADHD and ODD). And yes, diet is key: the recommended gluten-free, casein-free diet has proven to be extremely valuable. But while health-care professionals can be commended for their sincere attempt to find a more natural solution to the problem, they are meeting with only limited success. The missing piece needed to solve the mystery of autism lies deep within the intestinal walls. The Body Ecology Diet shows you how to restore and maintain the important "inner ecology" your body needs to function properly and to eliminate or control the symptoms that rob you of the joy of living.

California Integrative Hyperbaric Center Thank you for your interest in the Integrative Hyperbaric Centers. We'd like to take this moment to tell you that each integrative clinic is modeled on family-focused care. Our centers are not only place to receive comprehensive medical treatment, but—as families often comment—an extension of their family network. For this reason, we offer weekly lectures, support group meetings, parent network outings, and even counseling for families dealing with many illnesses. Besides family outreach, bi-weekly expert presentations on the latest medical subjects augment patient and physician knowledge on health conditions and their treatments. Our group of world-renoun, multi-specialty physicians offer treatment protocols on the latest research, resulting in the most effective treatment today. Feel free to call us anytime. We'll do our best for you and your family.

CARE Clinics™ was founded with the mission to help children with certain severe afflictions complete the journey to recovery. Through the use of our proven methodology, using the safest yet modern treatment approaches available, we diagnose and develop a treatment protocol matching the unique set of genetic and physiological factors that underlie each child’s condition. The most common conditions treated by CARE Clinics™ are autism, ADD and ADHD. CARE Clinics™ performs an initial consult with parents and then performs a number of diagnostic tests. The tests are based on collection of blood, stool and urine samples and are very safe and harmless to the child. The combined test results help us determine the most appropriate personalized treatment protocol for each child. CARE Clinics™ embraces the power and potential in personalized medicine to put children with autism and other afflictions on the path to recovery.

The College Internship Program provides comprehensive, individualized, academic, internship and independent living experiences for young adults with Asperger’s Syndrome and Learning Differences. Students have the option of attending local colleges or business schools, or focus on career development. Colleges are located in Melbourne, Florida; Lee, Massachusetts; Bloomington, Indiana; and Berkeley, California.

Devereux is a non-profit organization providing services around the nation for persons with emotional, developmental & educational disabilities. The Devereux mission is to change lives and nurture human potential. We inspire hope, ensure well-being, and promote meaningful life choices. Our mission is achieved through a wide range of services and supports for individuals and their families.

Doctor’s Data, Inc. (DDI), a premier clinical laboratory with over 30 years’ experience, provides specialty testing to healthcare practitioners around the world. A specialist and pioneer in essential and toxic elemental testing of multiple human tissues, the laboratory offers a wide array of functional testing. DDI’s tests are utilized in the assessment, detection, prevention, and treatment of heavy metal burden, nutritional deficiencies, gastrointestinal function, hepatic detoxification, metabolic abnormalities, and diseases of environmental origin.

Eden Institute Foundation, a New Jersey-based nonprofit organization, was founded in 1975 with a unique mission - to meet the lifespan needs of individuals with autism. Parents and professionals alike joined together to develop a family oriented, multifaceted program with a well-trained and dedicated faculty. Inherent in Eden's founding was the commitment to provide a cost-effective, community-based alternative to institutionalization and to offer programming that would meet the changing needs of children and adults with autism.

Flaghouse, would like to welcome you to the fascinating, captivating, intriguing, and absolutely sense-sational SNOEZELEN® Sensory World! This highly acclaimed multisensory approach is truly influencing the world's view on how we care for special populations. The SNOEZELEN® Concept centers on offering people with disabilities, dementia, autism, and other challenging conditions the opportunity to enjoy and control a variety of sensory experiences. Contact Flaghouse for your Sensory Solutions catalogue: 1-800-265-6900 or

The Georgiana Institute Annabel Stehli's mission in life is to publicize Auditory Training, the pivotal intervention in her daughter's recovery from autism in 1977 that led to the publication of Sound of a Miracle, a Child's Triumph over Autism and on the same theme, Dancing in the Rain and Sound of Falling Snow. In addition, she wrote the afterword for Hearing Equals Behavior (Keats, New Canaan, '93) by Guy Berard, M.D. who developed Auditory Training in France in the last century.

The Great Plains Laboratory, Inc helps children and adults with conditions such as autism & PDD, ADD/ADHD, Down's Syndrome with autistic-like symptoms, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, MS or MS-like symptoms, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Brain Fog, Depression, Psychosis, GI disorders, and many other diseases and conditions. more information on autism and other autism resources, please click here

The Hopewell Pharmacy is a professional compounding pharmacy located in Central New Jersey. It has been in continuous operation since 1900. It was purchased most recently in 1987 by the current owners, Gene Ragazzo and James Palmieri. Our specialty is the preparation of medications and vitamins tailored to the needs of a particular patient. The art of compounding offers the patient and physician flexibility in the choice of drug, dosage form, strength, and excipient. This allows for a truly customized drug regimen with the best chance for a favorable outcome. Doctors, can’t find what you are looking for? We offer a free, formulation consultation. We can custom formulate a prescription for you. Call 800-792-6670 or use ouronline form.

THE HORIZONS SCHOOL curriculum is designed to prepare young adults with learning disabilities and mild learning problems to live self-sufficient, fulfilling lives by offering practical lessons in life, career development, and friendships. This nondegree program offers students a peer experience and helps equip them to face the challenges of living on their own. To become a valuable and contributing member of the community, young people should be given the necessary tools to successfully set and achieve their goals. THE HORIZONS SCHOOL gives students these tools by focusing on three vital areas: life skills, social skills and career development. Nurtured by trained professionals, students enjoy learning experiences in a supported environment while receiving supervised on-the-job training.

Inner Health Ministries is a Christian behavioral health practice committed to caring for the mental, physical, social, behavioral, and spiritual health of children, teenagers, and their families. We offer psychological services and wellness programs for children and adolescents with various medical conditions, developmental disabilities, and other special needs. Our desire is to provide comprehensive treatment and specialized services for youth within the family, school, church, hospital, and community systems.

International Child Development Resource Center Welcome to a place where you and your family can find answers and hope for your child with a developmental disorder. A place where traditional science and medicine is integrated with recently developed and recognized treatments and therapies. A place where the most advanced research in developmental disorders is a daily event. A place where parents, professionals and physicians will be educated and trained to meet children at their most immediate point of need.

That place is the International Child Development Resource Center. Dr. Bradstreet, Dr. Rossignol and Scott Smith, PA are currently accepting new patients!We are happy to announce that Dr. Bradstreet is now scheduling appointments in his Phoenix office. In Arizona Dr Bradstreet works as a Medical Doctor of Homeopathy. He is on the faculty of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and has a private practice as well.

The International Hyperbarics Association, Inc. is an educational and charitable organization focusing on the needs of the hyperbaric community. Members come to us from all facets of the medical field, ranging from medical centers treating the hyperbaric needs of their patients, to individual hyperbaric chamber users, to corporate chamber manufacturers. As a teaching institution, the IHA distributes and publishes data, articles and papers regarding the latest hyperbaric news and strides. As a research institution, the Association networks, grants and facilitates access to hyperbaric patients, fellow doctors, and staff. And finally, as a charitable institution, the IHA grants funding to those in need of hyperbaric therapy. To locate a Hyperbaric Center near you, simply call 877.IHA.USA1 or email at and request a provider name, clinic or hyperbaric therapy center near you. You will need to provide the city, address and state of the desired location.

The Judge Rotenberg Educational Center is a special needs school in Canton, Massachusetts serving both high-functioning students with conduct,behavior, emotional, and/or psychiatric problems and low-functioning students with autistic-like behaviors. Some of our key features include consistent behavioral treatment; no or minimal psychotropic medication; near-zero rejections/near-zero expulsions; powerful, varied rewards; one computer per student; behavior charts online; digital video monitoring; and beautiful school and residences.

Kirkman Laboratories® Kirkman produces specialty nutritional supplements. We work with researchers, doctors and scientists in developing our products. Our mission and purpose is to offer the highest quality dietary supplements available and in the dosage forms which will be easy to administer to children, adults, and people with special needs and special requirements. Kirkman also formulates versions of its products which will be appropriate for the sensitive individual, or for those with allergic tendencies. These versions of our products are what constitutes our popular "Hypoallergenic" product line.

Klaire Labs™, a division of ProThera®, Inc, was founded in 1969 to provide nutritional support for individuals with severe food allergies and environmental sensitivities. Klaire Labs’ hypoallergenic probiotics, digestive enzymes, and specialty supplements utilize well-tolerated, highly bioavailable ingredients, free of common allergens. Ther-Biotic® Complete, a potent 12-strain probiotic formula; Vital-Zyme™ Complete digestive enzymes with DPP-IV activity; and VitaSpectrum™ multinutrient powder have become standouts among practitioners treating children on the autism spectrum to support gastrointestinal, metabolic, neurological, detoxification, and immune system functions. Klaire Labs maintains an ongoing commitment to product purity, hypoallergenicity, and rigorous quality control. Active and inert ingredients used in Klaire products are free of dairy, wheat, corn, yeast, gluten, sugar, artificial sweeteners, colors, flavors, salicylates, and preservatives.

Laboratoire Philippe Auguste is a specialized preventive medicine laboratory located in Paris, France. It has existed since 1980 and is one of the leaders in the development of clinical in Europe. The laboratory performs over 40 specialized panels on functional and preventive medicine. These tests exist as a profile or complete panel. Our goal is to provide the physicians and patients with timely accurate and dependable test results and also our support services.

Neuroliminal ADHD-Autism Training Neuroliminal Training - New inexpensive training does the same thing that EEG Biofeedback (AKA Neurofeedback) does, but at a fraction of the cost! How does Neuroliminal Training work? Instead of using a lot of expensive equipment and “doctor time” to solve various “brain problems” such as ADD, ADHD, depression, insomnia, etc, Neuroliminal Training does it with “sleep therapy”, a new approach using subliminal messaging. (Subliminal messaging is not new, but this usage is, and a provisional patent has been issued to Dr Bate.) This is usually done with an audio CD played while you sleep. Click here for more detailed information.

New Beginnings Nutritionals, a New offers high quality supplements specially designed for adults and children with special needs and allergies. Our product line is designed to provide support for special dietary needs, digestion, absorption, nutrient deficiencies, detoxification, immune dysfunction, and yeast and bacteria overgrowth.

Nordic Naturals, a leading provider of EFAs, offers a complete line of award-winning omega oils for the entire family. Each batch of Nordic Naturals products is 3rd party tested to guarantee exceptional freshness and purity levels. All products are free from heavy metals and environmental toxins, surpassing all national and international pharmaceutical standards for freshness and purity. Nordic Naturals oils and capsules are enhanced with natural peach, orange, strawberry and lemon flavors through a patented flavoring process. Recommended by doctors and health practitioners, Nordic Naturals is the chosen brand for various clinical trials at accredited universities and research institutions.

Nutricia North America , A leader in clinical nutrition specializing in the manufacture, marketing and distribution of medical foods and infant formulas for the dietary management of rare genetic, metabolic, allergic and gastrointestinal disorders.

Omega Natural Science, Inc - Scientifically formulated by doctors at Harvard Medical School, OmegaBrite® is a pharmaceutical-quality, concentrated high EPA omega-3 fatty acid supplement from fish oil promoting positive mood, cardiac and joint health, and overall well being. OmegaBrite® provides you and your family with a safe, natural way to supply the body with essential omega-3s. OmegaBrite®is recommended by more doctors than any other brand. Our doctor-formulated 7:1 EPA to DHA ratio provides 70% EPA, nature's anti-inflammatory nutrient which is essential for optimum health. You will feel the OmegaBrite Difference.

Oxy Health Corporation has revolutionized the Hyperbarics Industry with its new take on an old thing. With the aim of making a mild pressure hyperbaric device mass-accessible, company engineers set out to create a chamber that is portable, durable, and more importantly affordable. And the Oxy Health crew succeeded. By redesigning the ingenious Gamow Mountain Bag under strict quality standards, engineers produced a superior portable low pressure hyperbaric chamber that has captured the imagination and interest of the medical community. detailed information.

The Pathway School develops and implements innovative, quality programs and services that enrich the lives of children and young adults with special needs. Pathway builds the independence of its students in a nurturing and challenging environment that best prepares them for life after Pathway. The Pathway School is a unique institution known for its multi-sensory approach to instruction, utilizing a combination of clinical, behavioral and educational specialists to meet individual learning and behavior needs. Pathway provides a comprehensive program of services for children between the ages of 9 and 21 for whom mainstream public and private school education is insufficient to meet their needs.

PlayMotion! is the leading provider of immersive, motion-based interactive experiences. Founded in 2002, and located in Atlanta, Georgia, PlayMotion! quickly set the gold standard for motion-based interfaces. Using nothing but the human body, our technology allows the user or player to interact with games in the most natural way possible. While PlayMotion experiences are often played by moving one's body in free space, many are also well-suited to "touch-based"interaction. PlayMotion now offers multi-touch interaction capabilities with custom hardware and software that enables large rear-projected surfaces to become sensitive to the touch of tens or hundreds of people.

Sage Medical Laboratory has been improving health through advanced ELISA allergy testing since 1994. Today over 60% of Americans needlessly suffer from some form of delayed food allergies which are causing chronic health problems such as: migraines, tension headaches, sinus headaches, GERD, acid reflux, irritable bowel syndrome, IBS, Crohn's disease, colitis, chronic fatigue syndrome, asthma, eczema, fibromyalgia, crippling arthritis, autism, ADHD, ADD, and hyperactivity

The Star Center is a not-for-profit learning center where specialized teaching achieves results. This Center serves students beginning at kindergarten through high school with a variety of developmental disabilities. Many of our staff members are Personal Crisis Management (PCM) Certified. We specialize in an Applied Behavior Analysis/Verbal Behavior Therapy (ABA/VBT) program for children with autism and related disabilities. Our main function is to serve educational, behavioral, social and life skills necessary for increasing quality of life and self-sufficiency.

Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy was founded in 1982 by Alan Israel, R.Ph. Our pharmacy is located in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, in a historic fire station. The pharmacy includes a Class 100 certified clean room for preparing sterile products, a dedicated capsule room, large compounding facilities, a comfortable and private consultation room, and a storefront stocked with nutritional supplements and other pharmacy products. We utilize only the finest quality chemicals and the best equipment to prepare our patients’ compounded medications and nutritional supplements. In order to best aid people in becoming well, we constantly research the causes of illness and strive to provide the most cutting-edge treatments. By custom making (compounding) medications and nutritional supplements for each patient, we help our patients achieve their unique health goals.

US Autism & Asperger Association The US Autism & Asperger Association, Inc. (USAAA) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. The USAAA mission is to enhance the quality of life of individuals and their families/caregivers touched by autism spectrum disorders by providing educational and family support through conferences/seminars and published and electronic mediums. USAAA distributes information with regard to biomedical treatments/adjunct therapies and research to parents, practitioners, students, and teachers who are associated with the autism and Asperger's Syndrome communities. Sign up for the complimentary weekly email newsletter at

Wellness Health & Pharmacy® is proud to say that they are one of the top compounding pharmacies in the United States that assists parents and patients in various autism resources. By attending numerous bio-medical conferences on autism, they stay on top of the most recent advances and research in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Wisconsin Integrative Hyperbaric Center; or as many call it " A Place of Grace " was created because of a little girl by the name of " Gracie" whose life was saved by Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. Gracie's life until the age of three consisted of the world's best hospitals and limited time at home with her family. At the age of 3 years old Gracie was blind, failing to thrive, and fed through a feeding tube (she weighed 11 pounds at age 3); she suffered from seizures, infantile spasms, and underwent several surgical procedures. Gracie's family researched Hyperbaric Therapy for over a year and though the research showed nothing for children with Mitochondrial Disorders, Gracie showed many of the same characteristics as a CP and TBI Children. Gracie's real journey began here, after mainstream medicine offered little hope for Grace. Hyperbaric medicine was her last chance for life. HBOT not only saved Gracie's life, but gave her back to her family.