February 9, 2010 — The American Chiropractic Autism Board (ACAB) will hold the Hope for Autism BioNutritional Training Conference April 23 – 25, 2010 in Atlanta, Ga.
Doctors who pass the proficiency examination are awarded a Certificate of Proficiency and have the opportunity to be placed on the HFA online referral directory.
This conference features experts in the fields of clinical research and testing, immunology, chiropractic and neurodevelopmental therapy. Chiropractors are trained in BioNutritional Care for autism and effective, non-invasive treatments.
A study released in December 2009 by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that autism prevalence has increased from the 1994 rate of 1 in 150 to 1 in 110 for children born in 1998. This is a staggering 57 percent increase in just four years. More children are diagnosed with autism than cancer, diabetes, and AIDS combined.
In 2009, a survey of thousands of primary care physicians was published in the journal Pediatrics. The doctors were questioned about their ability to care for those with autism. The results were a lack of self-perceived competency and a desire for more education.
Source: American Chiropractic Autism Board, www.hopeforautism.us