Thanks to Future Horizons for providing us with this article about helping our picky eaters.
Autism Asperger’s Digest, March-April 2011 issue
Column: Sensory Smarts www.AutismDigest.com
How To Diversify a Diet When A Child Has a
Significantly Limited Food Repertoire
Do not withhold the few foods that are acceptable. If you take away that one brand of mac n’ cheese, you’re taking away one of the few sources of nutrition for your child, even if it is a poor one. Pizza can be healthy if you buy or make it with high-quality ingredients.
I start by identifying one food the parent would like to add to a child’s diet, typically a fruit or vegetable. If possible, the child selects the particular fruit or vegetable. Continue reading