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Autism & Eating Challenges: You Are Not Alone!… even when advice well intended can make you feel isolated when others cant fathom your experience the importance community support and when feel theres one with whom can discuss our own anxieties our thoughts can start spinning inside our heads … section the feeding tool kits original facebook post provided wonderful forum for many you youve been offering each other support suggestions and sometimes just simple understand feeling part community even virtual can help you feel less isolated … local walk now for autism speaks through your regions asatn center perhaps youll even feel inspired start your own support group using these and other ways connect with other families creating longterm plan establishing support group around …
Help! Our Adult Son Has Severe Autism and Extremely Narrow Diet… our grown son whos severely affected autism and living group home longer eats anything but whitebread bologna sandwiches were really concerned about his health what can where can … that could causing his new food selectivity also recommend that your son seen registered dietician discuss nutritional support the autism speaks resource guide includes local contact information for dieticians and other specialists who work … follow the text link and click your state once you have input from your sons doctor and dietician you can work with the grouphome staff develop plan that gradually expands his eating choices developing plan developing realistic intervention …
Study finds health disparities for LGBTQ+ autistic adults … adults were among the respondents the healthcare system not currently working for many lgbtq autistic adults when this group has greater need for health services said andy shih phd senior vice president public health and inclusion autism … our own research autism speaks demonstrates large unmet need for healthcare for people with autism said shih where these groups intersect the community and the healthcare system need come together provide added support and remove barriers appropriate care … study finds health disparities for lgbtq autistic adults …
ATN@Work: Personalizing hospital care for children with autism… with the lead author autism treatment network study that helped develop model program for tailoring inpatient care support kids with autism mass general hospital for children sarabeth broderfingert discusses patients personalized acute … great need broderfingert right after that eyeopening experience thought there must other hospitals that have developed ways support children and families affected autism when they come into the hospital set out find these programs and bring them … child this document would then the childs hospital file for every member their care team see one caveat the clinicians the group cautioned was that the document was more than say three page might not get used needed create customizable document …
Benefits of Exercise for People with Autism… behavioral health and nutrition the university delaware conducts research physical activity adapted the needs special groups someone who does physical work social benefits exercise the phrase exercise medicine common refrain among fitness … autism can even peer tutor another child who understands how communicate with your child and can provide some oneonone support get visual many people with autism are visual learners visual supports such task cards physical demonstrations and video modelling often prove very helpful someone who does physical work …
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