Dr. David Webinar: Autism & Cannabis
September 4, 2019
Sponsored by The Autism Community in Action (TACA)
Parents of children with Autism have reported improvements in their children’s behaviors, movements, socialization, sleep, appetite and GI symptoms after introducing cannabis (CBD).
In this webinar, Dr. Berger discusses the endocannabinoid system and how plant-based cannabinoids interact with it. He also reviews the various types of ingredients within cannabis (i.e., CBD, THC, and terpenes); delivery mechanisms; dosing strategies; and, the current state of vaping as it has been a major topic of concern in the news.
Dr. David Berger (“Dr. David”), a Board Certified Pediatrician with over 20 years of experience as a clinician, has developed a national reputation in wholistic pediatric primary care. Dr. David is considered Tampa Bay area’s leading authority on medical cannabis for adults and children, and is one of the nation’s most experienced pediatricians using medical cannabis to help facilitate the treatment of children with chronic conditions.
Dr. David graduated from The Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1994 and completed his pediatric residency at the University of South Florida/Tampa General Hospital where he first began utilizing wholistic therapies. Dr. David has been in private practice since 1997 and in 2005 opened Wholistic Pediatrics & Family Care, his medical practice in Tampa, Florida. In 2010, Dr. David was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida College of Nursing. In 2016, he launched Wholistic ReLeaf to help qualified patients become certified to use medical cannabis.