Many parents and caregivers of children with autism are using nutrition to modify and manage some behaviors that come with being on the spectrum. Before learning about popular autism diet options for your child, it’s important to understand how nutrition plays a part in autism. While nutrition or special diets do not cure autism, there

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in Autism Diet and Nutrition by Kim Barloso, AB

The phrase “picky eating” is often misused when describing the eating habits of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This over generalized term more accurately describes a toddler who has a strong opinion about what they want for dinner; not a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with significant food refusal. As a parent of

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in Autism Diet and Nutrition by Rebecca Connick, MOT, LOTR

Does your child with autism become overstimulated or bored easily? With the school year coming to an end, are you looking for sensory play ideas for your child? This guide will provide a variety of ideas for fun sensory activities for children with autism. How do sensory issues affect children with autism? The study found

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in Autism Activities for Kids by Katherine G. Hobbs, AA

Subscribe today and save 50%Features:The Never-Ending Battle for Autism RightsA Special Interview with Civil Rights Attorney Areva MartinMeet autism advocate and attorney Areva Martin who is currently representing Vityut Gopal and Parul Agrawal, and their son with autism as neighbors have filed a lawsuit in an effort to have him declared a public nuisance. A Round

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in Magazine Issues by Amy KD Tobik

Picky Eating is the common term for what Picky Eaters do. These children are hard to please and to feed in general, but they rarely end up starving themselves. Patterns of over-selecting food are common among children with developmental disorders, but they are also common among all children. Estimates vary widely among studies, but in

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in Autism Diet and Nutrition by David Sponder, MSE