Healing Autism: A New Way Forward

A Comprehensive program to facilitate progress for you loved one with ASD.
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Topics covered include:
  • Natural ways to manage behavior
  • Education on medications for ASD
  • Suggested lab and biomedical tests
  • Transitioning to adulthood
  • How to avoid caregiver burnout
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11 Lessons

Lifetime access to video training lessons available on desktop and mobile devices.
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Renowned Experts

Exclusive access to Daniel G. Amen, MD, double board-certified psychiatrist and Jerry Kartzinel, MD, board-certified pediatrician and ASD expert.
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Community Support

24/7 access to community discussion boards where course members can share experiences and offer support.
Lessons
1

Introduction

Meet your instructors: Daniel G. Amen, MD and Jerry Kartzinel, MD. In your first lesson, these experts lay the foundation and principles for the rest of the course.

2

Understanding Autism

Learn about Autism’s history, the symptoms of ASD, potential co-morbidity issues, and subtyping Autism with SPECT imaging.

3

Nutrition and Lab Testing

Gain an understanding on what an elimination diet is and how to implement that in your loved ones’ life. You will also take away key lab panels that we suggest you have run and their importance as it relates to Autism.

4

Infections and Genetics

In this lesson, Dr. Amen and Dr. Kartzinel discuss how infections such as PANDAS, Lyme Disease, mold exposure, etc. can impact the quality of life of a person with ASD. They also discuss genetic testing and how to understand the results.

5

The Gut-Brain Connection

The gut in some ways is considered to be your second brain. Learn how your gut plays a direct roll on how good or bad your brain functions.

6

Hormones

Is your loved one in a chronic state of fight or flight? Aggression and anxiety are common characteristics of children with ASD and we give you guidance on how to manage and understand hormone imbalances and how to mitigate these characteristics.

7

Natural Supplements

In this lesson, we teach you why supplements are an integral part of managing ASD and how they may help with raising your blood sugar, serotonin, increase focus, speech, sleep, and help with anxiety.

8

Medications and Autism

Understand the pros and cons on specific medications to help manage sleep, mood, attention and medications for self-injurious behaviors.

9

Managing Behavior in Autism and Transitioning to Adulthood

Dr. Amen and Dr. Kartzinel review how to manage difficult behavior and how to transition your kids with ASD to adulthood.

10

Caregiver Burnout

Caring for yourself first is critical to providing the best care to your loved one with ASD. Learn easy self-care techniques you can practice to reduce stress

11

Q&A

Dr. Amen and Dr. Kartzinel answer your most frequently asked questions regarding ASD and how it may have developed, misdiagnosis, diet and nutrition, MCT oil and various behavior and physical characteristics associated with ASD

Behavioral Learning Objectives
  • Natural ways to manage behavior
  • Education on medications for ASD
  • Suggested lab and biomedical tests

  • Transitioning to adulthood
  • How to avoid caregiver burnout
The Instructors
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JERRY KARTZINEL, MD

Dr. Jerry Kartzinel is Board Certified pediatrician and a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. He specializes in the recovery of neurodevelopmental, chronic neuroinflammatory diseases, and hormonal dysfunctions. Dr. Kartzinel practiced general pediatrics in private practice for 10 years until his fourth boy was diagnosed with Autism. A nationally recognized speaker and New York Times Best Selling Author, Dr. Kartzinel has presented medical interventions that work to improve the lives of his patients who suffer from many types of medical conditions that include: autism, allergies, inflammatory bowel disease, chronic constipation, chronic diarrhea, sleep cycle disruptions, and hormonal imbalances.
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DANIEL G. AMEN, MD

Daniel G. Amen, M.D., is a child and adult psychiatrist, brain imaging specialist, and the medical director of Amen Clinics, Inc. with offices in Newport Beach and Fairfield, CA, Tacoma, WA, Reston, VA, Atlanta, GA, and New York, NY. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Amen is a nationally recognized expert in neuropsychiatry, and has pioneered the use of brain imaging in clinical psychiatric practice. Dr. Amen did his general psychiatric training at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC and his child and adolescent psychiatry training at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. He has won writing and research awards from the American Psychiatric Association, the US Army and the Baltimore‐DC Institute for Psychoanalysis. Dr. Amen has been published around the world. He is the author of numerous professional and popular articles, 19 books and a number of audio and video programs. His books include Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, which has been on the New York Times bestseller list, translated into 12 languages, Healing ADD, Healing The Hardware of the Soul, and the forthcoming Making A Good Brain Great. You can read Dr. Amen’s column, “Head Check”, every month in Men’s Health Magazine.
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    $149.00
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    GET INSTANT DIGITAL ACCESS TO THE ENTIRE ONLINE COURSE WHICH INCLUDES:

    • 11 online video lessons
    • Community discussion boards
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    $199.00
    Healing Autism: A New Way Forward - Premium

    GET INSTANT DIGITAL ACCESS TO THE ENTIRE ONLINE COURSE WHICH INCLUDES:

    • 11 online video lessons
    • Community discussion boards
    • Worksheets and digital resource guides
    • 24/7 access to Amen university learning platform
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the all access pass?
All-Access Pass gives you access to all of the courses offered in Amen University.
What is Amen University?
Amen University is an online learning experience that offers access to content produced by Daniel G. Amen, MD and carefully selected experts to bring you information centered around brain health and wellness.
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Can I access my course on mobile devices
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As noted above, there are no deadlines to begin or complete the course. Even after you complete the course, you will continue to have access to it, provided that your account’s in good standing.
What happens after I finish the course?
You can review the course materials at any time. You can also interact with the community of other students to encourage each other along your way to health and wellness.
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