Supporting autistic children with feeding challenges
Supporting autistic children and their families with feeding challenges
- Wednesday 29 March 2023 12:00 pm until Wednesday 29 March 2023 01:30 pm (Add to calendar)
- Melinda Denham
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- Presented by:
- Brittany St. John, Occupational Therapist and Fulbright postdoctoral scholar at the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre at La Trobe University
- Type of Event:
Are you a health provider seeing information about supporting autistic children with feeding challenges and their families?
This seminar will present an overview of feeding challenges and autism, ideas for monitoring for challenges, tips and trick to provide to families, summary of current evidence on feeding, and information on ongoing research opportunities families can participate in. Providers will have an opportunity to ask questions and will receive access to a handout with tips and tricks for families to get started with.
Brittany St. John is an occupational therapist and a Fulbright postdoctoral scholar at the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre at La Trobe University. She has expertise in feeding challenges in autistic children and is interested in supporting families in managing feeding challenges during daily life. Brittany is currently researching effective family-mediated interventions.
**Hosted jointly with the La Trobe Rural Health School
McKay Lecture Theatre, La Trobe University Bendigo Campus Edwards Road Flora Hill, VIC 3552
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