Autism ATRIUM WebiNAArs


NAA is proud to introduce our Autism ATRIUM program.  This educational initiative for the autism community will provide a regular schedule of learning opportunities through free online webiNAArs as well as a series of blog entries by experts in topics affecting individuals with autism and their families.

If you are interested in being a guest presenter, please click here to submit a proposal.  Thank you!

Upcoming WebiNAArs:

Navigating Autism for the Military Family
Presented by:  Tara Hood, NP, LLC
Thursday, June 1st at 7:00 pm ET
Click here for details and registration.  Limited to 500 attendees.

WebiNAAr Recordings
NAA’s WebiNAArs are recorded and archived on our website.
For free access to all recorded webiNAArs, please register here.

Recorded WebiNAArs:

Autism and the Criminal Justice System
Presented by:  Carol S. Weinman, Esq.

Vision Therapy’s Role in Attention, Stimming, Toe-Walking and other Visual-Motor Abilities
Presented by:  Larah Alami, OD FAAO & Barbara Kotsamanidis-Burg

Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and Neuro-Modulation: The Potential of Cannabinoids in Treating Autism
Presented by: Dr. Ronald Aung-Din

Wandering: How Affordable Smart-Home Technology Can Help Keep Our Kids Safe
Presented by: Holly Mero-Bench & Kevin Meacham of Vivint Gives Back

The Many and Varied Uses of Symbols
Presented by:  Anne Johnson-Oliss, M. Ed

Solutions to Help Children Self-Regulate: The Science Behind Deep Pressure Therapy
Presented by:  Lisa Fraser, CEO of Snug Vest

Bridging The Gap: A Guide for Autism Families to Establish Relationships with their Police Department
Presented by: Jerry Turning, Police Captain and Autism Dad

At Home with Autism:  Your Blueprint to a More Peaceful Home
Presented by:  Janeen Herskovitz

Haircuts, and Doctors, and Dentists, OH MY!
Presented by:  Colleen Spano, Founder & President of Sunshine Behavior Consulting

Ready, Set, Potty!
Presented by:  Brenda Batts, Ph.D., Director of Focus on the Future Training Center

I Want to be Treated Like a Girlfriend Again . . and Other Thoughts of Long Ago
Presented by:  Mary Romaniec, Author, Advocate, Mom

Learn to Thrive, Not Just Survive:  Stress Reduction for Special Parents
Presented by:  Siobhán Wilcox, Stress Management Consultant, Author

A Street-Wise Approach to the IEP Process:  You are your child’s CEO
Presented by:  Mary Romaniec, Author, Advocate, Mom

Preventing Restraint and Seclusion in Schools – What Can Parents and Advocates Do?
Presented by: Barb Trader

Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum – the Basics
Presented by: Chantal Sicile-Kira

The Role of Enzymes in Autism, Gut Health and Food Intolerances
Presented by: Dr. Devin Houston

Autism & Wandering for First Responders
Presented by:  Lori McIlwain

Sexual Education for Kids on the Autism Spectrum
Presented by:  Brodie Simmons

Natural nutritional immunotherapy: An integrated protocol for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders
Presented by: Marco Ruggiero, M.D., Ph.D

Income Tax Planning for Families with Children with Special Needs
Presented by: Michael Beloff, CFP®

Oxalates: An Important Etiological Factor in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Autism
Presented by: William Shaw, Ph.D.

How Hyperbaric Therapies Can Help Improve Inflammatory and Autistic Conditions
Presented by: David Dornfeld, DO

Seizures in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presented by: Richard E. Frye, M.D., Ph.D

Presented by: Scott Smith, P.A.

Using Diet & Nutrition to Help Your Child
Presented by: Julie Matthews, Certified Nutrition Consultant

Autism-Related Wandering: Keeping Our Kids Safe
Presented by: Wendy Fournier, NAA President