Nutrition and Autism Spectrum Disorders

January 17, 2018, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Children's growth, general principles of a healthy diet and the consequences of a suboptimal weight will be discussed. Nutrition and feeding challenges commonly found among children with autism spectrum disorders will also be discussed.

Presenter:

  • Andrea Heyman, MS, RD, LDN

    Andrea Heyman, MS, RD, 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.

Location:

Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Kennedy Krieger Institute
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211

Audience:

Parents, family members and professionals

This is a FREE training! To register, visit www.kennedykriegercard.eventbrite.com or call Hanna Hutter at (443) 923-7596.

Bradley L. Schlaggar, M.D., Ph.D., Named President and CEO of Kennedy Krieger Institute

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