Heather Way, PhD

Dr. Heather Way, PhD, is the director of “The Australian Centre for Genomic Analysis.” Dr Way holds a PhD in molecular pathology and is an expert in thefield of nutrigenomics and microbiome sequencing. Dr. Heather Way, PhD, has a B. App. Sc and PhD in molecular pathology, nutrition diploma, certified nutrigenomist, MINDD practitioner and member of the IICT. Prior to clinical practice, Dr. Way worked as a scientist with CSIRO for 25 years. She is a Ph.D. researcher with a passion for autism research. Dr. Way […]

David Sherman

David Sherman has spent over 30 years working with people who live with cognitive and physical impairments. He provides direction, support, advice, and advocacy to individuals and families who are overwhelmed. He helps them explore medical, financial, and community resources that alleviate much of their stress. David’s broad experience with government benefits helps clients secure appropriate services and supports that improve their quality of life. David and his wife Anne Marie of 33 years reside in Minnetonka, Minnesota, and have two children: Mayim (30) and Noah (26).

Denise Resnik

Denise Resnik is the founder and president/CEO of First Place® AZ (established in 2012), co-founder of the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC, established in 1997), and founder and CEO of DRA Collective, a marketing/communications firm (established in 1986) that servesclients in a variety of fields, includ- ing real estate, economic development, healthcare, education and hospitality. Her adult son Matt, who has autism, and others with different abilities inspire her work. A native Phoenician and international leader in Autism, Denise has raised community awareness and more than $85 million for Autism, primarilyfrom Arizona sources. The supportive community—facilitated by SARRC, First Place and dozens of partnering organizations—inspired PBS […]

Stephanie Seneff, PhD

Dr. Stephanie Seneff is a Senior Research Scientist at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. She has a BS degree from MIT in biology and MS, EE, and Ph.D. degrees from MIT in electrical engineering and computer science. Since 2008, her research interests have focused on the role of toxic chemicals and micronutrient deficiencies in health and disease, with a special emphasis on the pervasive herbicide, glyphosate, and the mineral, sulfur. She has authored over three dozen peer-reviewed journal papers on […]

Christopher Shade, PhD

Christopher Shade, PhD, is the founder and CEO of Quicksilver Scientific®, a nanoparticle dietary supplement company located in Louisville, Colorado. Dr. Shade’s background is deeply rooted in the biological, environmental, and analytical chemistry of mercury in all its forms and their interactions with sulfur compounds, particularly glutathione and its enzyme system making him an expert in heavy […]

Steve Walker, PhD

Stephen J. Walker, PhD, professor, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Walker’s current studies are focused broadly on understanding the molecular and functional genomic features that underlie complex disease, specifically: (1) autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and an associated inflammatory bowel condition (ASD associated ileocolitis) in children and, (2) interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS), a complex urologic […]

Melissa Stone

Melissa Stone is a Mesa-based Spelling to Communicate practitioner and native Arizonan. She is also the founder of Body Brain Connection. She is passionate about seeing individuals with sensory motor differences access reliable communication. Most importantly, she a mother to 4 amazing children, one of whom is an unreliable speaker.

Barry Smeltzer, PA-C

Barry Smeltzer, PA-C, is the owner/practitioner at Healing Provisions in San Antonio/Austin TX. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University ofTexas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio and is a guest lecturer at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Barry is faculty and on the executive board for the American Academy of Environmental Medicine (aaemonline.org). He is a functional medicine practitioner who specializes in environmental medicine interventions to assist the body in the healing process. He has dedicated his career to healing children and families after his own son was diagnosed with multiple medical conditions, from which all he has […]

Robert Scott Bell

In broadcast media since 1999, Robert Scott Bell, D.A. Hom. (American Academy of Clinical Homeopathy 1994) served on the board of the AmericanAssociation of Homeopathic Pharmacists (1999-2001), currently serving on the Board for Trinity School of Natural Health and United Precious MetalsAssociation. Robert Scott Bell is a homeopathic practitioner, an author and an expert in silver and copper therapeutics.

Todd Myers

Todd Myers has been in the financial services industry for 18 years. He is passionate about bringing financial education and personalized strategies that help special needs families gain the confidence and comfort they deserve to provide enduring care for their loved ones. The financial impact that a child or adult with disabilities has on families can […]