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Nutrition and Autism Spectrum Disorders


Creamer Family Building Center for Autism, Third Floor Large Conference Room
3901 Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21211

The purpose of this training is to discuss child growth and the general principles of a healthy diet. Additionally, this presentation will cover the nutrition and feeding challenges commonly found among children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

Training Objectives:

  • Participants will understand typical child growth and the principles of a healthy diet
  • To present evidence-based nutrition guidelines for children with ASD

Presenter Information: Andrea Heyman, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN is a nutritionist with Kennedy Krieger Institute specializing in weight management.  She is interested in developing materials and methods to help individuals with disabilities engage in implementing healthy eating habits.    

Wednesday, September 4 at 11:30am to 12:30pm

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