Learn how to help your child THRIVE!

From the comfort of your home, navigate the challenges of the autism spectrum and learn how you can give your child the best start in life from our panel of experts.

Parenting a child with autism is a challenging - yet rewarding - job.

You’re not just mom or dad, you’re a teacher, advocate, therapist...and so much more!
All parents worry about their children, but you face challenges with communication, social skills, behavior, daily activities…it’s enough to make your head spin.

Don’t worry. We’re here to help.

The Autism Parenting Summit from Autism Parenting Magazine takes place 7th-9th September 2021.

This FREE virtual event is full of expert speaker sessions helping you in the areas that matter most.

What are you waiting for? Join us for FREE today!


Are You Still Undecided? Here’s A Taste Of Some Of The Topics Our Experts Will be Speaking About.

  • Behavior Solutions
  • Speech & Communication
  • Social Skills
  • Sensory Solutions
  • Transitioning to Adulthood
  • Picky Eating
  • Executive Function & Motor Skills
  • Education
  • Dealing with Transitions
  • Mental Health & Anxiety
  • Self-care for Parents
  • ..and much more...

Meet Our expert Speakers

Karla Pretorius, M Psych

Psychologist & Co-founder of AIMS Global

Behavior Solutions: Possible Parenting 

Nanette Botha, BEd

Therapist & Co-founder of AIMS Global

Behavior Solutions: Possible Parenting



Psychologist, Behavior Therapist & Counselor

6 Simple Strategies to Improve Social Skills

Mallory Griffith, MA, CCC-SLP 

Speech-Language Pathologist

Communication: Early Intervention & the Value of Exploring Speech Language Therapy


Pediatrician & Endocrinologist

Autism & Puberty: Top Tips

LaTonya Davis, JD

Special Educator

Education: How to Support Autistic Learners

Melissa Doman, BA, CSSC

Certified Sleep Sense Consultant

Sleep Solutions: Best Night's Sleep For Your Child with Autism

Nicole Filippone, MA

Sensory Processing Advocate

Sensory Solutions: How to Coexist with Family Members with Differing Sensory Needs

Sarah Appleman, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Picky Eating: How to Get Your Picky Eater to Love Food AND Help in the Kitchen

Katrina Hayes, MS

Court Appointed Special Advocate

Advocating for Your Child on the Spectrum

Beatrice Moise, MS, BCCS

Cognitive Specialist & Parenting Coach

How to Help Your Child with Executive Dysfunction

Daniel Koffler, BBA

President of New Frontiers

Helping Young Adults on the Spectrum Transition to Employment

Daniel Jones

Autistic Advocate

Three Essential Tips to Understand Autistic People

Andreas Deolinda, BA, BSc

Autism Advocate & Writer

Drama Therapy for Children with Autism and Special Needs

Dr. Chisato Hotta, LMFT, LPCC, DSW

Marriage & Family Therapist

Keeping Relationships Healthy While Parenting A Child on the Spectrum

J.R. Reed, AA, CBT

Autistic Advocate

Recognizing Capabilities Not Just Disabilities

Dr. Michele Ramsey, EdD

Program Director, CIP Brevard

Successfully Navigating Transitions for Individuals with Autism

Linda Craig Dennis, MEd, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Motor Development and Children with Autism

Ella Tabb

Autistic Advocate

How Best to Identify & Support Autistic Girls

Tina Bishai, BSc PT, MBA

Holistic Health Practioner

Alternative Therapies: Addressing Your Child’s Energy Body to Reduce Autism Symptom

Liz Kametz, MS

Transformation Coach 

Self Care for Parents: The Power of YOU and Your Own Self While Raising Your Child

Russell Lehmann

Autistic Advocate

Navigating the Complex World of Autism and Mental Health: Tips for Parents

Plus sessions from our Keynote Sponsors

John Payne is Chairman and CEO of Purelife Health Sciences Group. John has a team of MDs and scientists who specialize in researching into metabolic health disorders. John has been doing this for about 27 years.

One aspect of the team’s research has been the underlying metabolic issues of autism. As a result of their research, John and his team have developed a metabolic nutritional protocol for children with autism.

John Payne

CEO of Purelife Health Sciences

Sponsored: How Metabolic & Gut Flora Issues Affect Children on the Spectrum 

Dr. Jared Skowron, ND

Founder of Spectrum Awakening

Sponsored: Discovering Biomedical Supplements for More Language 

Dr. Jared Skowron, ND is an international expert on the biomedical treatment of autism and Founder of Spectrum Awakening. A Biomedical MAPS Doctor, he is also the Amazon best-selling author of the children's health guide, 100 Natural Remedies For Your Child, and Founder of Spectrum Awakening, a premier autism vitamin company.

He has been in private practice for 18 years, working exclusively with children using natural medicine instead of pharmaceuticals, and voted Best Holistic Pediatrician 2019 and 2020. He is an international lecturer and has presented at Generation Rescue, TACA, National Autism Association, and Autism One. He is also on the medical advisory boards of Autism Hope Alliance, NeuroNeeds, Chemo & Crayons, and Natural Practitioner Magazine. 

Dr. Theoharis C. Theoharides, BA, MS, MPhil, PhD, MD, FAAAAI is Professor of Pharmacology and Internal Medicine, as well as Director of Molecular Immunopharmacology and Drug Discovery, in the Department of Immunology at Tufts University School of Medicine. He has received multiple awards for his work as well as his humanitarian efforts. Dr. Theoharides has published hundreds of scientific papers and first showed that mast cells, known for causing allergic reactions, are critical for inflammation, especially in the brain, and are involved in conditions that worsen with stress, including autism spectrum disorder.

Dr. Theoharides is Scientific Director of Algonot, LLC and has helped formulate unique dietary supplements. He has 37 patents and trademarks, including some covering the use of luteolin in brain inflammation and autism.

Dr. Theoharis C. Theoharides, BA, MS, MPhil, PhD, MD, FAAAAI

Scientific Director, Algonot

Sponsored: Need to Address Brain Inflammation & Perpetual Fight-Flight Status

who Is It For?

If you’re parenting a child or young person on the autism spectrum, then this FREE virtual event is for you! The Autism Parenting Summit has been created to help you on your parenting journey, with expert speakers covering topics ranging from behavior solutions, speech & communication, social skills, sensory solutions, transition to adulthood, picky eating, executive functions & motor skills, education, dealing with transitions, mental health & anxiety, self-care for parents – plus much more.

We’re confident the Autism Parenting Summit offers something for the whole autism community. In addition to parents, other autism family members, allies, caregivers, and people on the spectrum themselves could find key takeaways from this event.

What are you waiting for? Join our audience and get real advice from doctors, therapists, autism experts, and autism parents just like you!

Thank you to our sponsors

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Question: What is The Autism Parenting Summit?

The Autism Parenting Summit is an opportunity to meet experts in different areas of the autism world.

Question: When is this Summit happening?

The virtual Autism Parenting Summit is a 3-day event starting on September 7 and ending on September 9, 2021. Please see the schedule of events here:

Question: Do I need to travel to attend the summit?

There’s no flight or hotel room to book… saving you thousands of dollars, unpaid work leave, and time away from your family. You don’t even need to leave your house — attend from your computer, phone or tablet.

Question: When can I watch the video sessions?

The video sessions start on September 7, 8, and 9 according to this schedule:

Those days, everyone who has registered gets emails with links to where the sessions will go live. If you haven't registered yet, please do so above.

Please note that the videos will be released each day and available for 24 hours for free.

Question: How can I watch the videos?

On September 7, 8, and 9, you will receive emails with links to where the sessions will go live. If you can't locate that email in your inbox, please check your spam folder. It might have accidentally landed there.

To avoid missing any session emails, we kindly ask that you whitelist or add us to your "safe list" by adding or saving our address to your saved contacts.

If you're using Gmail, drag the email from your Promotions tab (if it appeared there) into your Primary email tab.

Question: I'm busy on September 7, 8, and 9. Can I still watch the videos?

Each session is available for 24 hours. That means you have 24 hours to watch the sessions after they go live.

Suppose you know that you can't make it to the Summit. In that case, you can upgrade to the Autism Parenting Summit All-Access Pass — giving you a lifetime, unlimited, "anytime" access to all the expert sessions, ready to watch on your schedule.

TIP: Upgrade before 11:59 PM PST of September 6 to get the All-Access Pass at an early bird price of $35 — goes back to the regular price of $49 when the Summit begins.

Question: Is this Summit available in my country?

The Autism Parenting Summit is a free online event. Everyone from all parts of the world can view all the expert sessions.

Scroll above this page to meet all our speakers and know the topics they're covering.

If you're busy and cannot watch all the sessions when they go live, then we're offering you the option to upgrade now to get unlimited, lifetime access to all the sessions — go to to upgrade to All-Access Pass.

If you have any questions, email our Support Team via They're always ready to help.

Question: Is the Summit available in Spanish?

We apologize, but we only have English-speaking autism experts. We hope you'd still consider joining us.

Also, suppose you'd like to watch the contents repeatedly until you fully understand how to implement them into your family's daily life. In that case, we invite you to upgrade to our All-Access Pass — this way, you'll get unlimited and lifetime access to all the sessions.

You can upgrade here:

Question: I have a child who is a teen/young adult/adult now. Can this Summit help?

We have several speaker sessions that help kids on the spectrum and teens, young adults, and adults. In addition, we have sessions covering topics like transitioning into adulthood, mental health and anxiety, social skills, and more.

Scroll above this page to meet all our speakers and know the topics they're covering.

Also, this virtual event is free of charge, so think of one golden nugget that you take away and implement in your parenting... that's a step towards your child's independent life!

Question: I signed up but I'm experiencing some technical issues.

We're sorry you're experiencing technical issues. Please head to our Contact Us for some suggested solutions. If the issue persists, fill out the contact form found on that page too.