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Webinar: Managing autism-related GI issues and feeding problems

Free Oct 21 webinar for caregivers will include live Q&A with experts
September 28, 2015

Join dietician Patricia Novak and occupational therapist Karla Ausderau for a free webinar on improving nutrition in children with autism and gastrointestinal (GI) issues and/or food allergies.

The webinar will take place Oct. 21, 2015, at 1 - 2:30 pm Eastern and is sponsored by Nutricia North America, a maker of medical nutrition formulas.

FIND THE ARCHIVED WEBINAR HERE.

Ms. Novak works within the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She has more than 30-years’ experience helping children who have autism overcome feeding issues.

Dr. Ausderau pursues research and works with families on the sensory and motor aspects of autism-related feeding issues, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Their presentation will be followed by a live question and answer period with participants.

The webinar and discussion will focus on:

* How autism’s core symptoms can affect eating

* The most common disrupted-eating patterns in children affected by autism

* How GI issues, food allergies and other underlying medical problems can disrupt eating patterns in children with autism

* Evidence-based strategies to support mealtime behavior and foster nutrition in children with autism and GI issues or food allergies

FIND THE ARCHIVED WEBINAR HERE.