WEST DES MOINES — Brent Carmichael, who heads an Ankeny company’s non-profit organization to assist the families of children with autism and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, appeared on WOI-TV mid-day newscast today to tell central Iowans about the upcoming conference, “Unlocking Autism: Peace Within the Noise.”
The Dec. 5 conference is being organized by b-Calm, an Ankeny firm that manufactures noise control systems, in cooperation with Easter Seals of Iowa. It will feature a variety of experts talking to parents about topics ranging from new therapies to defending their child’s civil rights. It will be at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines, Iowa from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost of the conference is $25. Lunch will be provided. For additional information about the conference, click here.
Carmichael heads up the Champions of Autism and ADHD and is the parent of a son with autism. He was interviewed by morning and mid-day news anchor Stephanie Angleson. He said the goal of the conference is to Our goal for the conference is to raise awareness in Iowa to families, school districts, service providers, and local agencies on the need for early detection, evaluation, diagnosis and intervention strategies for children with autism and/or ADHD.
The conference will feature a variety of experts talking to parents about topics ranging from new therapies to defending their child’s civil rights.
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