Take note of the fuss: selective eating and autistic spectrum disorders
AffiliationUniversity of Bedfordshire
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AbstractSelective eating in children can be a huge concern for parents. In most cases the problem is self-limiting and it can be associated with a developmental disorder. This article presents observations from two case studies from a child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) in the south east of England that link selective eating with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD). It concludes with recommendations to consider ASD, alongside dietetic advice, when a child is presenting with selective eating.
CitationChater A., Stein S., Chowdhury U. (2012) 'Take note of the fuss: selective eating and autistic spectrum disorders', Community practitioner : the journal of the Community Practitioners' & Health Visitors' Association, 85 (12), pp.37-39.
JournalCommunity practitioner : the journal of the Community Practitioners' & Health Visitors' Association
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