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Grade-schooler with Autism Nauseated by Food Smells

“Our son, age 9, has a lot of food aversions. Just the sight or smell of many foods make him feel sick. Besides making it difficult to get him to even taste a new food, it’s a real problem at school where just walking into the cafet... More...

What Is It about Autism and Food?

“What is it about autism and food? It seems to provide our son with such comfort. But his narrow focus becomes an obsession that leads to meltdowns.”

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The Pica-Autism Connection: Help & Perspective in "Got Questions?"

“Our teenager continues to eat the strangest things. Is there a connection between autism and pica or other eating disorders?”

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Behavioral Medication Side Effects

One of your recent blogs described a study aimed at manag... More...

Encouraging Picky Eaters with Autism to Try New Foods

My grandson is turning five and eats only a handful of foods. What can we do to get him to try new foods?

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