About the CME/CEU course:
Title: MULTIDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES OF THE FILM SPELLERS; CONSIDERATIONS OF IMPLICIT BIAS AND THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS FOR NON-SPEAKING INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER.
- Attendees will review case studies of spelled communication (AAC) in non-speaking individuals with autism and motor neural apraxia through the film documentary SPELLERS.
- Attendees will be encouraged to reflect on these case studies as they consider their own implicit biases while creating future treatment plans.
- Clinical studies of motor skill training in the non-speaking population will be proposed.
- Listen to the perspectives of multiple specialists on the implications of this film, including a neurologist, physicians, speech pathologists, occupational therapist, research scientist, and parent(s).
Avery Jackson, III, MD: is the chief executive officer and medical director of Michigan Neurosurgical Institute, P.C., which he founded in 2003. He is a board-certified neurosurgeon and has extensive training and experience in complex brain and spine surgical interventions.
James Neuenschwander, MD: Functional and Integrated Medicine Physician, he owns and operates a multidisciplinary functional medical center and co-owner of an ABA autism center.
Krishna Doniparthi, MD: board certified physician in Regenerative & Functional Medicine, Family Medicine, and Obesity Medicine. His primary focus of research is on pre-conception medicine and its potential effect on spectrum disorder, cancer, and genetic/epigenetic predispositions.
James Lyons-Weiler, PhD: Research scientist, editor and chief and director of IPaK-Edu and UnBreaking Science, and author of “Cures vs. Profits“, “Environmental and Genetic Causes of Autism“, and “Ebola: An Evolving Story”.
Alyssa Miller, CCC-SLP: Speech-Language Pathologist and a certified Spell To Communicate (S2C) Practitioner
Dana Johnson, OT, PhD, MS, OTR/L Occupational Therapist and Spellers Method Certified Practitioner.
Maija C Hahn, CCC-SLP: Speech Language Pathologist specializing in Autism and President of REACT; Research & Education for Autistic Children’s Treatment
Joel Troyer: a father of a non-speaking autistic child receiving S2C training
CME Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) through the joint providership of MNI Great Lakes ECHO, LLC (MGLE) and Research & Education for Autistic Children’s Treatment (R.E.A.C.T.).
MGLE is accredited by MSMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
MGLE designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses: The ACCME is approved by the board of nurses as an acceptable provider of continuing education for renewal of license.
For all other members of the Healthcare & Education Team: A certificate of attendance will be provided to all other healthcare and educational professionals requesting credits in accordance with state licensing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations. It is the responsibility of the attendee to verify this course meets your professional continuing education requirements.
*This CME/CEU course is 2.5hrs AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ & costs $50 to register and receive certificate of completion. Watching SPELLERS is a prerequisite to receiving credit for this course.
TO REGISTER FOR COURSE: https://www.eeds.com/em/6169