Nutrition and Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • May17, 2019
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

United States

The purpose of this training is to discuss child growth and the general principles of a healthy diet. Additionally, this presentation will cover the nutrition and feeding challenges commonly found among children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

Training Objectives:

  • Participants will understand typical child growth and principles of a healthy diet
  • To present evidence-based nutrition guidelines for children with ASD

Presenter Information: Andrea Heyman, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN is a nutritionist with Kennedy Krieger Institute specializing in weight management. She is interested in developing materials and methods to help individuals with disabilities engage in implementing healthy eating habits.