Special-Needs Kids Eat Right: Strategies to Help Kids on the Autism Spectrum Focus, Learn, and Thrive
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. Judy Converse, MPH, RD, LD, is a registered licensed dietician specializing in dietary intervention for autism patients
About the AuthorJudy Converse, MPH, RD, LD, is a registered licensed dietician specializing in dietary intervention for autism patients.
Based on the latest research, Special-Needs Kids Eat Right includes: ? Simple substitutions that can be easily customized to suit any child?s needs ? Advice for helping the whole family?along with school staff and caregivers?adjust and take part ? Strategies and tips for staying on track at restaurants, holiday gatherings, school parties and lunches, and overcoming obstacles ? Shopping and resource guides ? A long-term program for measuring progress and making adjustments. Now, Judy Converse, a registered, licensed dietitian, offers new advice and guidance on how to use food as an essential tool for development. Plus, they?ve been told to avoid such common ingredients as gluten and casein, making it even harder to give them the balanced, healthy meals all children need. Good news for parents of special- needs kids: a proven approach to everyday meals that fosters learning and development.Any parent of a child with autism, Asperger?s, ADHD, sensory processing disorder, or other developmental disabilities knows that special-needs kids often have food sensitivities and can be very fussy eaters
A comprehensive resource for parents, and professionals who work with children Megan Hassen Judy Converse, nutritionist and author of Special-Needs Kids Eat Right: Strategies to Help Kids on the Autism Spectrum Focus, Learn and Thrive, is on the forefront of a movement that treats childhood mental illnesses by addressing the health of children's digestive systems. In the book, she discusses the current gap in our medical system that overlooks the nutritional needs of children with sensory processing disorder, autism, Asperger's, ADHD, learning and mood . Eating right worked for this special needs kid I was the first person to take this book out of our library. I later bought copies for all my son's doctors. Lots of people want to tell you to incorporate this or that food or supplement into your child's diet. Judy Converse will tell you why it doesn't always work and how to do it in the right order so it does work. I didn't realize my child was starving. Once that was corrected specific tests were done to pinpoint an intestinal infection which was treated with. A Must Read for parents of ADHD or ADD kids! I have read lots of books about diet/nutrition for ADHD/ADD - this one is by far the best. It is full of solutions that are backed with research. The author offers a step-by-step approach to assist you with building a nutritional plan for your child. What really helped was the "if your child is like this, than try this or don't do this" As a mom of 2 special-needs boys and the director of Women for Family Nutrition - this book has been a great resource I refer to