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Community Events: Nutritional Support for Kids with Autism & Asperger’s

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Nutritional Support for Kids with Autism & Asperger’s

Event Short Description

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) now affects 1 in 88 children. The prevalence is 5 times higher in boys affecting 1 in 54. In the past 6 years reports of ASD in Canadian Kids has risen 78%.

Nutritional Support can help alleviate symptoms and support coping mechanisms to deal with the variety of stressors linked to ASD.

-Basics of neurodevelopment and nutrition
-Relationship between ASD neurodevelopment, food allergies/sensitivities and nutritional deficiencies
-Relationship between ASD and exposure to environmental toxins and most importantly
-Tools and strategies for supporting your child’s unique nutritional needs

Start Time

5/28/2014 7:00 PM

End Time

5/28/2014 9:00 PM

Event Location Name

OISE – ONTARIO INSTITUTE OF STUDIES IN EDUCATION

Street

252 BLOOR ST WEST, ROOM 5280,

City

Toronto

State/Province

ontario

Country/Region

Canada

Full Event Description

Speaker Natasha Klemm, ND will be joined for a special Q&A by Dr. John Gannage, MD

Natasha Klemm ND, graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and is the principal naturopath at two multidisciplinary clinics, including Markham Integrative Medicine. She developed an early interest in children with autism, asperger’s, and ADD/ADHD and has training in this area through the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs.

In addition to using orthomolecular medicine in her practice, she utilizes a family-centred approach when treating children with special needs, focusing not only on the needs of the child, but also the health of their care-givers. She has spoken at many conferences and seminars, including the Healthy Child Coalition, which focuses on optimal child and family nutrition. She has also made appearances on Breakfast Television and CJOB radio.

Dr. John Gannage, MD, CFPC, is the Medical Director of Markham Integrative Medicine, a multidisciplinary family practice that bridges conventional and alternative medicine. More than half of Dr. Gannage’s practice consists of working with developmentally delayed children and their families, recommending therapeutic diet plans, customized nutri­ent support, management of environmental exposures and support for immune and digestive systems. He has extensive expertise in the application of biomedical therapies for autism and related conditions. Dr. Gannage regularly presents educational seminars for the public and health professionals, and has written numerous articles for publication.

Contact Name

Tara Pearson

Contact Email

centre@orthomed.org

Contact Phone

416-733-2117

Contact Fax

 

Workspace

Recurrence

 

All Day Event

 
Approval Status Pending
 

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