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Parent Needs Help: 4-year-old with Autism Won’t Eat Solid Foods

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?

Q&A with Authors of ‘Solving Sleep Problems in Children with Autism’

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