Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 30, 2006
For the first time ever, parents of children with autism and Asperger’s Syndrome will be able to view a live autism conference. US Autism & Asperger Association, Inc. (USAAA, http://www.usautism.org/) in partnership with ZenTV (http://www.ztvlive.com/), will provide a live video webcast of the USAAA 2006 International Conference to be held in Park City, Utah August 9-12, 2006 at the Yarrow Resort Hotel and Conference Center.
“We are making groundbreaking history for the autism world by providing the longest viewing live conference with 36 hours and 25 presentations over a four day period,” explained Dr. Kaplan, USAAA Executive Director.
“Viewers will learn information that will empower them to help their children, family, patients, friends, and others touched by autism. They can view online the physicians who are treating more autism patients than anyone else in the world, and learn from educators that are providing interventions that have successfully improved our children.”
Presentations will include keynote speaker Shannon Kenitz, mother of a child who was diagnosed with a very rare mitochondrial disorder that kept her daughter in the hospital virtually for the first three years of her life; gastroenterologist Dr. Federico Balzola of Turin, Italy; Dr. Robert Nataf of Paris, France; Dr. Mark Geier, former professor at John Hopkins University and researcher at the National Institutes of Health; Dr. Boyd Haley, former Chairman of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky; Dr. Jeff Bradstreet; Dr. Mary Megson; Dr. James Neubrander; Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, Valerie Herskowitz, MA-CCC-SLP; Dr. Dan Rossignol, Dr. Phillip C. DeMio, and many more.
Subscribers will be able to purchase events for each day or for the full four-day conference. Individual event days start as low as $19.95. A high-speed Internet connection is needed to view the live events. For additional information, go to http://www.usautism.org.
The US Autism & Asperger Association, Inc. is a Utah-based 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.
ZenTV is a subsidiary of Zenworks Productions, a California-based company that specializes in providing educational content and onsite events recording/duplication. Later this fall, Zenworks will be filming a documentary in Russia following up on the victims of the Chernobyl nuclear accident.
For more information contact Dr. Kaplan, USAAA Executive Director at (801) 649-5752.