Archive for June, 2009

Coco meeting on 6/23/09

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Please join us tomorrow at Coco’s Meeting at 6:30 in the backroom of the Paradise Valley location (Tatum and Cactus). We will have a surprise speaker who will speak about a new study their non-profit is designing and what kind of applicants they are looking for. We will then have Dr. Joel Morgan speak. Here is his bio:

Dr. Joel Morgan is the medical director of Pediatric Solutions Medical Center, where the focus is in Naturopathic family care, as well as the specialty treatment of individuals with autism, ADHD/ADD, asthma, allergies and intestinal health issues. Dr. Morgan graduated with honors from Arizona State University earning a degree in Nutrition and later received his Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. He completed a residency in family practice with a focus in the treatment of children within the Autism Spectrum Disorders. His approach to autism stresses the importance of the relationship between physician and patient and their family, centered on the whole person, while making use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, alternative and conventional.

Dr. Morgan became involved in the world of autism through his experiences with his son. He is a listed Defeat Autism Now! Doctor, has trained with Dr. Bryan Jepson, Dr. Arthur Krigsman and Dr. Andrew Wakefield at the Thoughtful House Center for Kids in Austin, TX, and completed medical rotations at the Melmed Center, a leading facility in the assessment of behavioral, educational and developmental challenges in children and adults; and the Hamilton Elementary Medical Center, a district-wide, free health care clinic that serves the poverty-stricken families of the Murphy School District.

Cynthia Macluskie