Healing Autism:
A New Way Forward

A comprehensive program
to facilitate progress for
your loved one with ASD.

Topics covered include:

  • Natural ways to manage behavior
  • Education on medications for ASD
  • Suggested lab and biomedical tests
  • Transitioning to adulthood
  • How to avoid caregiver burnout

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11 Lessons

Lifetime access to video training lessons available on desktop and mobile devices.

Renowned Experts

Renowned Experts

Exclusive access to Daniel G. Amen, MD, double board-certified psychiatrist and Jerry Kartzinel, MD, board-certified pediatrician and ASD expert.


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24/7 access to community discussion boards where course members can share experiences and offer support.


  • Introduction

    Meet your instructors: Daniel G. Amen, MD and Jerry Kartzinel, MD. In your first lesson, these experts lay the foundation and principles for the rest of the course.

  • Understanding Autism

    Learn about Autism’s history, the symptoms of ASD, potential co-morbidity issues, and subtyping Autism with SPECT imaging.

  • Nutrition and Lab Testing

    Gain an understanding on what an elimination diet is and how to implement that in your loved ones’ life. You will also take away key lab panels that we suggest you have run and their importance as it relates to Autism.

  • Infections and Genetics

    In this lesson, Dr. Amen and Dr. Kartzinel discuss how infections such as PANDAS, Lyme Disease, mold exposure, etc. can impact the quality of life of a person with ASD. They also discuss genetic testing and how to understand the results.

  • The Gut-Brain Connection

    The gut in some ways is considered to be your second brain. Learn how your gut plays a direct roll on how good or bad your brain functions.

  • Hormones

    Is your loved one in a chronic state of fight or flight? Aggression and anxiety are common characteristics of children with ASD and we give you guidance on how to manage and understand hormone imbalances and how to mitigate these characteristics.

  • Natural Supplements

    In this lesson, we teach you why supplements are an integral part of managing ASD and how they may help with raising your blood sugar, serotonin, increase focus, speech, sleep, and help with anxiety.

  • Medications and Autism

    Understand the pros and cons on specific medications to help manage sleep, mood, attention and medications for self-injurious behaviors.

  • Managing Behavior in Autism and Transitioning to Adulthood

    Dr. Amen and Dr. Kartzinel review how to manage difficult behavior and how to transition your kids with ASD to adulthood.

  • Caregiver Burnout

    Caring for yourself first is critical to providing the best care to your loved one with ASD. Learn easy self-care techniques you can practice to reduce stress.

  • Q&A

    Dr. Amen and Dr. Kartzinel answer your most frequently asked questions regarding ASD and how it may have developed, misdiagnosis, diet and nutrition, MCT oil and various behavior and physical characteristics associated with ASD.


Meet Your Instructors


Jerry Kartzinel, MD

Dr. Jerry Kartzinel is Board Certified pediatrician and a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. He specializes in the recovery of neurodevelopmental, chronic neuroinflammatory diseases, and hormonal dysfunctions. Dr. Kartzinel practiced general pediatrics in private practice for 10 years until his fourth boy was diagnosed with Autism. A nationally recognized speaker and New York Times Best Selling Author, Dr. Kartzinel has presented medical interventions that work to improve the lives of his patients who suffer from many types of medical conditions that include: autism, allergies, inflammatory bowel disease, chronic constipation, chronic diarrhea, sleep cycle disruptions, and hormonal imbalances.


Daniel G. Amen, MD

Daniel G. Amen, MD has helped millions of people change their brains and lives through his health clinics, best-selling books, products and public television programs. He is a ten-time #1 New York Times best-selling author including NYTs mega-bestseller Change Your Brain, Change Your Life. Dr. Amen is the founder of the world-renowned Amen Clinics. He’s a double board-certified psychiatrist and Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. As one of America’s leading psychiatrists, he is also an international speaker, neuroscientist, and pioneer in brain SPECT imaging. Dr. Amen educates companies, organizations and individuals on the importance of brain health to transform their lives.



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