SOURCE: Kids Institute for Development & Advancement

Kids Institute for Development & Advancement

May 06, 2010 12:00 ET

Media Advisory: KiDA Presents a Unique Summit on Autism

Experts Unite to Inform Parents and Professionals About Evaluating Treatments for Autism

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - May 6, 2010) -  Kids Institute for Development & Advancement

May 15, 2010
UCI Bren Events Center, IRVINE, CA

What:   A truly original summit on autism will bring together experts in the field of autism with diverse backgrounds and opinions to speak about evaluating treatments for children with autism. The event has an expected turnout of parents, professionals, community leaders, celebrities, and government leaders. The summit will include a book signing by Holly Robinson Peete as well as a panel discussion that will answer parents' questions.
     
Who:   The summit speakers will present diverse perspectives on therapies in Autism. Over 500 attendees are expected. The audience will primarily be composed of LA and Orange County residents.
     
    Government leaders in attendance include:
    Honorable Ed Royce, US House of Representatives
    Honorable Tom Harmon, California Senator
    Honorable Mimi Walters, California Senator
    Honorable Janet Nguyen, Chairman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors
    Honorable Cathy Green, Mayor of Huntington Beach
    Honorable Patricia Kelly, Mayor of Mission Viejo
    Honorable Leslie Daigle, Newport Beach City Council Member
     
    Speakers include:
    Actor Holly Robinson Peete
    TACA Founder Lisa Ackerman
    Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine's Susan Samueli Ph.D
    Autism Speaks' Leanne Chukoskie Ph.D
    UC San Francisco's Bryna Siegel Ph.D
    University of Washington's Bryan King MD
     
When:   May 15, 2010, 8:00am - 12:00pm
     
Where:   UC Irvine's Bren Events Center

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