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Related Event: Feeding and Autism: Diverse Perspectives

Date & Location
Friday, February 23, 2018 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Feeding and swallowing problems are common and complex in children with autism spectrum disorders. Without appropriate treatment, these disorders can have lasting effects on a child’s physical and emotional development. Invited experts and faculty from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will discuss a variety of interdisciplinary treatment approaches as well as the implications of these disorders are left untreated.

Registration Fee: $250
The registration fee includes registration materials, continental breakfast, lunch, breaks and parking. As part of our green initiative, syllabus material will be available online.

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
Discuss the nutritional implications of restricted diets commonly seen in children with autism
Recognize the challenges and obstacles faced by families, caregivers and providers
Identify specific interventions to treat common feeding problems in children with autism


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