A Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Related Disabilities Who Have Eating Difficulties. A feeding disorder is a sensory-motor disorder and should be treated accordingly. This involves analyzing the child's oral movement patterns as well as his ability to register and regulate sensory information. Strategies for a Successful Mealtime provides a structured oral movement and feeding program that will help children work through aversion to food textures, limited diet, and difficulty accepting food utensils. Parents, caretakers, and teachers are important participants in the child's treatment program.
Category:Autism/Asperger Subcategory:Professional/Educator/Parent Series:Sensory Processing Therapy Author:FLANAGAN, MAUREEN A