Dr. Lindsey Wells
Lindsey Wells is a naturopathic physician in Wilton, CT. She has focused her practice on pediatric integrative care for PANS/PANDAS, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Lyme Disease and Co-Infections, Mold Disease, other neurodevelopmental disorders, and various chronic illnesses. She is the President of the Connecticut Naturopathic Physicians Association (CNPA). As President of the CNPA, her effort is focused on expanding the scope of practice of Naturopathic Doctors in CT to include prescriptive authority and to cultivate a stronger naturopathic community in the state. Also, Dr. Wells is a Fellow with the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs. She has lectured for many organizations throughout the country on PANS/PANDAS and ASD to both professional and parent organizations. In 2016, Dr. Wells was recognized as “Young Influencer in Naturopathic Medicine” by the AANMC.
Lyme and Autism (1 CEU)
Chronic illness among children continues to increase at a concerning rate. Dr. Lindsey Wells will present an overview of how to clinically assess patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), reviewing how disturbances in the mitochondria and gastrointestinal, immune, and metabolic systems contribute to the symptomatology of ASD. In this lecture, she provides tools on how to approach cases with the use of effective naturopathic interventions.
- Discuss the incidence of ASD in the United States and many factors contributing to it
- Review new research regarding the multiple systems affected in ASD
- Learn clinical pearls pertinent to managing ASD with a vitalist’s approach