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Autism and Eating Disorders: Comprehensive Nutrition Approaches

Workshop

Join us for an enlightening and empowering workshop that will transform your approach to nutrition in autism and eating disorders, ensuring you provide the best care and support for your clients.

All About Me

This session will allow you to stay ahead with cutting-edge research and save time with practical, expert-led insights.

Who This Is For:

This workshop is designed specifically for Dietitians and health professionals who are committed to expanding their expertise in the specialised fields of autism and eating disorders.

what you'll achieve

Understand the Evidence Base: Participants will be able to critically evaluate the current evidence base surrounding the intersection of autism, eating disorders (ED), and nutrition.

Recognise Key Domains for Adaptation: Participants will be able to identify and describe key domains such as executive functioning deficits, sensory sensitivities, and social/emotional challenges, and understand how these might influence nutritional behaviors and interactions.

Screening and Assessment Adaptations: Participants will be proficient in adapting nutritional screening and assessment techniques to accommodate the unique needs of individuals with autism and eating disorders.

Implementing Nutritional Interventions: Participants will be able to design and implement nutritional interventions that are adapted for individuals with autism and eating disorders, including adjustments in communication and practice.

Application through Case Discussion: Participants will demonstrate the ability to apply theoretical knowledge and practical skills to real-life case studies, effectively addressing nutritional challenges in individuals with autism and eating disorders.

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Understand the Evidence Base:

Participants will be able to critically evaluate the current evidence base surrounding the intersection of autism, eating disorders (ED), and nutrition.

02

Recognise Key Domains for Adaptation

Participants will be able to identify and describe key domains such as executive functioning deficits, sensory sensitivities, and social/emotional challenges, and understand how these might influence nutritional behaviors and interactions.

03

Screening and Assessment Adaptations: 

Participants will be proficient in adapting nutritional screening and assessment techniques to accommodate the unique needs of individuals with autism and eating disorders.

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