Published: Mar 04, 2013 9:15 AM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Today, one in 88 children is diagnosed with Autism.  A free conference addressing Autism Spectrum Disorders will be held next month at Florida Gulf Coast University.  The Sixth Annual Promising Pathways: the Road to Best Practice in Autism will focus on topics relevant to families, educators and health professionals.  Leigh Anna Nowak joined us in studio to tell us more about the conference.