Feeding Aversions Related To Autism & How To Manage Them

By AASLMarch 31, 2018

As many of you know, we work with the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) to make Tampa a community that supports individuals with Autism. CARD shared some great information with us on how to deal with feeding aversions that are common among children with Autism. This article includes information on the following:

  • Steps to getting rid of feeding aversions
  • Elements of feeding
  • Feeding development
  • Signs of feeding/swallowing disorders
  • Oral/motor components of feeding
  • Practical strategies to try at home
  • Other feeding tips

To learn more, download CARD’s Feeding-Eating-Problems-Autism.

If your child has Autism and you think he/she could benefit from speech therapy, occupational therapy or social skills programs, click the aforementioned links to get more information!

 

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