Pathways to Hope Autism Conference

in United States at Cornerstone Autism Center

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Event Details

This is our 5th year for this amazing event! Our name has changed but our focus is still about biomedical interventions for autism. Connect with local parents and practitioners for a one day conference exploring the current medical therapies available for individuals with autism and related disorders. Also featuring vendors, giveaways and Q&A sessions.

Registration will begin at 8:30, with the event to begin at 9. For those of you coming from out of state, we are on Eastern Time. Lunch will be from 12 to 1. Boxed lunches are available to purchase with your registration before 4/10/18. After that date, you will not be able to order a boxed lunch. Boxed lunches include a sandwich, chips, cookie, and drink. Those who do not purchase a lunch with registration may bring their own lunch or visit nearby restaurants on their own.

This year will once again feature Introductory and Advanced tracks, listed below. Participants are free to change between the two provided there is space. Seating will be first come, first served and is limited to 150 people.

Topics and Speakers:

9 am Kristi Wees, MSc Chem, of Empowered Medical Advocacy
Autism is Medical

10 am Staci Small, MA, RD
Mitochondria, Fats and Energy

11 am Dana Meyer Hopf, OTR
Can Diet and Overall Health Impact Sensory Issues?

1 pm Amy Carter, MD
Avoiding Environmental Toxins

2 pm Parent Panel
Local Moms Tammy Walczak, Mary Pelligrini and Katie Davis Share Stories of Hope

3 pm Round Tables
Ask Individual Questions on Posted Topics, Including: Getting Started, Lab Testing, Meal Planning, and Special Diets

9 am Anju Usman Singh, M.D., FAAFP, ABIHM, FMAPS
Utilizing Clinical Nutrigenomics (SNP’s) for Methylation, Oxidation and Detoxification Support

10 am Maria Janik, CHC, RMP, BBA MMIS, Biomedical Researcher
Relevance of BH4, NOS, & SOD in Prevention and Recovery of ASD & need for Immune Shifting with Nrf2 Phase II Detox Promotion

11 am Jerry Weber, ND and Michael Weber, ND
How the Brain Affects Autism, ADD and ADHD

1 pm Julie Logan, DC
SIBO: Cause, Symptoms, Treatment, and its implications for ASD children

3 pm Q&A with Dr. Usman Singh and Maria Janik

Sponsors and Vendors Include:
The Wellness Philosophy, Houston Enzymes, Empowered Medical Advocacy, Young Living, Hope & Oils, Wildtree, No Label at the Table, and Muddy Waters Bath Company.

Parking Information and Schedule

Visit our Connect: Events tab on our website at for speaker bios and session descriptions! .


If you are new to the topic of Biomedical Interventions and would like to begin learning ahead of the conference, visit or

Scholarships and Event Sponsorship

To apply for a parent scholarship, if available, or to inquire about event sponsorship and vendor opportunities, please send an email to Sheila Edwards by using the "Contact the Organizers" link on this page.

Photo/Media Release

By registering you give your full express permission to this Event and their sponsors and corporate sponsors to use any photographs, videotapes or other recordings of you that are made during the course of this Event for future publicity materials, online advertisements and social media posts.

Fine Print

All purchases are final. There are no refunds. Cash or check will be accepted the day of the event (no cards). Exact cash appreciated. Packet availability is not guaranteed for on-site registration. Speakers are subject to cancellation.

Unfortunately no childcare is available. This is an adults-only event.

Presentations and vendors are for informational purposes only and do not necessarily represent the views of Cornerstone Autism Center or any of its employees, or represent endorsement of individuals, groups, specific methods or therapies. Presentations and vendor information is not to be considered medical advice. Consult your child's doctor before beginning any medical intervention with your child.


For event-related questions, please click on the *Contact the Organizers* button on the left-hand side of this page

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