INVITED SPEAKERS

Paul Edward Gilbert SHATTOCK
Pharmacist , Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Chairman of ESPA (Education and Services for People with Autism)
Past President of the World Autism Organisation (WAO)
Honorary Director of the Autism Research Unit (ARU), University of Sunderland UK
Scientific Advisory Board Member of Autism Medical Institute – TURKEY

  • Environmental Factors in the Causation of Autism and Related Disorders

Professor Emar VOGELAAR, PhD
Professor of Clinical Nutrition, Benadir University – SOMALIA
Director  of  European Laboratory of Nutrients,
President of  World Health Foundation – THE NETHERLANDS
Scientific Advisory Board Member of Autism Medical Institute – TURKEY

  • The importance of nutrients for the Immune system.
  • Nagalase and GcMAF in cancer therapy, autism and some other diseases with disturbed immune system.

Professor Ralf HERWIG, MD, Urology Surgeon
University of Vienna, Department of Urology – AUSTRIA

  • Immuno D treatment in autism and some other neuro-immune disorders and diseases.

Associate Professor E. Elif Vatanoglu-LUTZ, MD
Specialist in Medical History and Ethics
MEZIS member- GERMANY
Koc University Medical Faculty, Department of Medical History and Ethics, Istanbul – TURKEY
Scientific Advisory Board Member of Autism Medical Institute – TURKEY

  • Medical Ethics  and Autism

Associate Professor Engin TUTKUN, MD, PhD
Specialist in Occupational Health
Editor in Chief of theTurkish Journal of Occupational / Environmental Medicine and Toxicology
Bozok University Medical Faculty, Head of the Department of Public Health, Yozgat
Scientific Advisory Board Member of Autism Medical Institute – TURKEY

  • Environmental influences and Autism

Associate Professor Aspasia SERDARI, MD
Specialist in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Democritus University of Thrace, Medical Faculty,
Director of Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 
University Hospital of Alexadroupolis – GREECE

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders:  From the diagnosis to psychosocial rehabilitation

Assistant Professor Lutfiye TUTKUN, PhD
Specialist in Bioengineering
Gazi University Healt Science Faculty, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Ankara
Scientific Advisory Board Member of Autism Medical Institute – TURKEY

  • Lipids and their effects on metabolism

Assistant Professor Andresa DeSOUZA, PhD, BCBA-D

Specialist in the Assessment and Behavior Intervention for Individuals with Autism
Assistant Teaching Professor, College of Education
BCBA/ABA Verified Course Sequence Coordinator
Department of Educator Preparation & Leadership University of Missouri – USA

  • Evidence-based Behavior Intervention for Children and Youth with Autism

Necip Cem KINACI, MD
Specialist in Nuclear Medicine, Theranostic Nuclear Oncology, Nuclear Neuropsychiatry, Oncoimmunology.
President & Medical Director of Autism Medical Institute
Advisory Board Member of Federation of Autism Associations
Supervisor Consultant at “HBOT Clinic Oksimer Izmir”, Izmir – TURKEY
Supervisor Consultant at “HBOT Clinic Aymed Tirana”, Tirana – ALBANIA
Medical Adviser of Autism Treatment Plus – UK

  • Medical comorbidities in autism spectrum disorders
  • Beneficial Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on patients with Autism

Dr Semra TAMER LEVENT MD
Specialist in Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry
Scientific Advisory Board Member of Autism Medical Institute – TURKEY

  • Intestinal Microbiota

Dr Sureyya SAHINOGLU MD
Specialist in Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry
Scientific Advisory Board Member of Autism Medical Institute – TURKEY

  • Effects and Interactions of Minerals and Heavy Metals

Dr Ozgur OZTAN, MD, PhD
Specialist in Industrial Toxicology
Director of HLC Medical Center
Vice President, Industrial Toxicology Association – TURKEY

  • Detoxification Mechanisms in the Body

Lorene AMET, D. Phil, M.Ed
Autism Treatment Plus, Director
Member of Board of Trustees at Visualise Scotland
Stirling University, Honorary Fellow, Psychology Division UK
Scientific Advisory Board Member of Autism Medical Institute – TURKEY

  • Chronic infections and inflammation in ASD, diagnostic tools and treatment options

Bojan RADIĆ, PhD
Speech therapist, Surdoaudiologist, 
Tomatis practioner & Educated to apply ABA techniques
President of NGO ” World in pictures”Zenica – BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Scientific Advisory Board Member of Autism Medical Institute – TURKEY

  • ABA

Orcun BERRAKCAY, PhD
Music Teacher, Founder of IZOT Izmir Autism Orchestra and Choir, Musicolog, Ethnomusicolog

  • Music and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Dr Ιoannis VOGINDROUKAS, PhD
Speech Language Pathologist, PhD
Lecturer in MSc Program of University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
Scientific Director of Institute of Research and Education of Speech Therapy  (IEEL), Greece
Member of ASD Committee of International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP)
Member of Child Language Committee of International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP)
Vice President of Hellenic Scientific Network of ASD – GREECE

  • Social difficulties and Autism: Connection with the development of speech.  

Dr Lila KOSSYVAKI, PhD
Lecturer in Severe Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities
Autism Centre for Education and Research (ACER)
Department of Disability, Inclusion and Special Needs (DISN), School of Education, University of Birmingham – UK

  • The role of neurotypical people in promoting communication in individuals with autism: the Adult Interactive Style Intervention (AISI). 

Kamala ALIYEVA, PhD (candidate)
Child and Age Psychology Master
Khazar University, Instructor, Baku – AZERBAIJAN
Scientific Advisory Board Member of Autism Medical Institute – TURKEY

  • Autism and Behavioral Learning Process

Maria LIGA, MSc
Physiotherapist expertised in (Neuro Developmental Treatment – BoBath) and autism
Msc in kinesiology and business administration GREECE

  • The  “HO.R.S.E” Project : HOrse Riding in Special  Education  and Autism

Nirvana RADIĆ, MA
Special educator teacher
Zenica school for children with multiple disabilities – BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

  • Positive reinforcement

Nesrin SHYUKRI, MA
Master Physical Therapy – Child development,
PhD Student –  National Sports Academy “Vasil Levski”,
Medical Center “Children with Development Problems”, Sofia – BULGARIA
Scientific Advisory Board Member of Autism Medical Institute – TURKEY

  • A Study of combined kinesitherapy methods effect on infant with developmental motor disorder

Stefan VALYUKOV, MA
Master Occupation Therapist, Master of Neurology, Child development,
GASI – Sensory integration, Assesment Course,
Logos “ABV”, Sofia – BULGARIA
Scientific Advisory Board Member of Autism Medical Institute – TURKEY

Retained Primitive Reflexes in Children with Autism


Ardita ZENULLAHU
Speech Therapist, Assistant at Heimerer College, Department of Therapeutic Health Sciences
Recurve Archer, part of the Olympic team of Kosovo, Archery federation of Kosovo Board member,
World Archery L1 coach. Pristina – KOSOVO
Scientific Advisory Board Member of Autism Medical Institute – TURKEY

  • Sports and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Alexandrou STRATOS
Occupational Therapist, S.I. certified
Director of the Special Education Institute “Proseggisi” GREECE

  • Person with autism: From the reality of the senses to the sense of reality. From Infant to Adult