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Family Time Magazine hosts 12th annual Autism Seminar Nov. 16.

Byline: Submitted by Family Time Magazine

First-class speakers and cutting-edge exhibitors will be at the Family Time Magazine's 12th annual Autism and Special Needs seminar on Saturday, Nov. 16.

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Moraine Valley Community College in Building M, Conference and Business Center in Palos Hills. Vendor booths can be visited from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and speakers will be giving presentations from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Attendees will hear from speakers and learn from vendors offering unique resources for families with children and loved ones with autism and other developmental disabilities. A wide variety of knowledge will be covered at the event including the latest research, revolutionary therapies, strategies for coping, networking opportunities, Q&A sessions with the experts and more. Allergy-free cleansing products, toys, fitness classes and allergen-free food and supplements will be available to purchase.

This year's keynote speaker is Dr. Peter J. Smith, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at UChicago Medicine, and a highly respected advocate for children with complex medical needs, neurodevelopment disabilities, developmental delays and disorders and behavioral difficulties. He will speak on "The Evolution of Expert' Thought in ASD" at 10:15 a.m.

Dr. Smith will be joined by expert speakers that will present throughout the day from the Neuropsychology Autism Initiative, The Neuroconnection, Rush University Medical Center, Autism Home Support, Advocate Children's Hospital, and other autism specialists. View the full schedule of speakers and the event program here.

Exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities are still available and are an ideal opportunity for doctors, therapists, organizations and businesses. For more information on these opportunities, call (815) 806-8844 or e-mail

This seminar is approved for Early Intervention Training Credit and offers Continuing Education Units and Continuing Professional Development Units. For more information on the cost and the approved CEU's and CPDU's available, visit the Autism and Special Needs Seminar websiteor the Moraine Valley and Prairie State booths at the seminar.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or Eventbrite.

The speakers are subject to change.

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Date:Sep 27, 2019
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