To better understand the various eating barriers of children with autism, it’s helpful to be familiar with the different kinds of sensory challenges in autism that your child might experience. Below are some common sensory autism symptoms that could be a clue behind autism eating behaviors that you might see in your child.
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These are the 10 most successful tips to help your autistic picky eater eat better.
I know. It’s hard to see the glass half full when your child eats only one specific shape of macaroni and cheese from that one specific brand. But after helping so many very selective eaters with autism expand their diets to include more foods, I now see potential when parents share their child’s minimal food list.
Autism parents worry that their picky eaters aren’t consuming the right nutrients. They see their child eating a limited number of foods, restricting entire food groups, refusing supplements, and eating only certain textures. Is it really possible such limited diet provides all of the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients a child needs to thrive and grow?