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Autism Treatment Network

My child is 4 and has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. He’ll eat most anything that I puree. But he refuses to eat even small pieces of solid food except for soft cheese puffs, and he can’t drink from a straw. How can I teach him to chew real food?

Autism Speaks is pleased to spotlight the publication of Solving Sleep Problems in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Guide for Frazzled Families.

“When I physically discipline my 6-year-old son [who has autism], he starts to hit himself. Should I use physical discipline? Do I just let him hit himself?”