Module 7: Autism-Specific Anticipatory Guidance
Early Intervention: Feeding
Demonstrates therapy session focused on eating using behavioral techniques, parent coaching.
Mother describes her daughter’s sleeping schedule and its consequences. Shows impact of disrupted sleeping on the family.
Mother of child with autism talks about her child’s feeding problems while his nanny feeds him.
Observation: Special Food Preparation
Nanny prepares food for a young boy with autism adding dietary supplements and vitamins. Special diets are sometimes used as part of a child with autism’s treatment plan.