Are you a parent with a child on the autism spectrum struggle with feeding problems? Our new Parent Training resource provides in-depth information addressing these concerns.
Feeding Problems Addressed in this Presentation
- Food Selectivity
- Difficulty sitting at the table
- Eating too quickly
Goals for this Parent Training
- Explain common feeding issues (such as food selectivity, difficulty sitting at the table, eating too quickly, and overeating)
- recommend environmental changes to help promote appropriate feeding behavior, and
- identify strategies to address specific problems with food selectivity.
Click on the links below to access this presentation:
- Bearss, K., Johnson, C., Handen, B., Butter, E., Lecavalier, L., Smith, T., & Scahill, L. (2018-07). Token Economy Systems. In Parent Training for Disruptive Behavior: The RUBI Autism Network, Clinician Manual. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 6 Apr. 2020, from
- Ledford, J. R., & Gast, D. L. (2006). Feeding Problems in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Review. FOCUS ON AUTISM AND OTHER DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, 21(3), 153-166.
- Levin, D. S., Volkert, V. M., & Piazza, C. C. (2014). A Multi-Component Treatment to Reduce Packing in Children With Feeding and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Behavior Modification, 38(6), 940-963.
- Laud, R. B., & Boscoe, J. H. (2009). Treatment Outcomes for Severe Feeding Problems in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder. Behavior Modification, 33(5), 520-536.