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The Silent Roadblock: Understanding the Ripple Effects of Feeding Difficulties on the Spectrum
By: Dena Kelly, LPC, BCBA, BSL

While it’s widely documented that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects social interaction, communication, and behavior, there is a less spotlighted, yet pivotal, piece to these neurodivergent children: feeding difficulties. It’s estimated that up to 80% of autistic children have some form of feeding challenges. To ensure holistic success, these feeding issues must be acknowledged by the industry and caregivers and promptly and appropriately addressed.

Read full article –Autism Spectrum News