The New York Metro Chapter of the National Autism Association (NAA) Staten Island Branch invites you to
The Autism-Thyroid Connection Presented by Raphael Kellman, M.D.
Thursday, June 17, 2010 7:00 pm -9:00 pm at The PATH Family Center, 1779 Richmond Ave.,Staten Island, NY 10314
There is no fee and no registration required. Dr. Raphael Kellman will present his findings that a large percentage of children with ASD have an underactive thyroid, missed by routine testing. Raphael Kellman, M.D. is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, an internist and a pioneer in holistic medicine who uses the Defeat Autism Now! approach. Dr. Kellman will discuss how:
- An underactive thyroid can impact on brain function and development and is thereby is a critical missing piece in the autism puzzle;
- The effects of hypothyroidism on detoxification, methylation, and heavy metal toxicity; and
- The relationship between hypothyroidism and gluten sensitivity.
Dont miss this opportunity to hear about this groundbreaking discovery on the autism-thyroid connection that changed the lives of hundreds of children Please circulate this invitation to family, friends, and colleagues For more information, including directions to our Staten Island events, please visit www.naanyc.org or contact Mary Hernandez at 718-442-2577