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Nutrition and Feeding Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorders and ADHD
CE Test
$9.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
Additional Participant CE Test
Author:
ELIZABETH L. SAULS, M.S., R.D., L.D.
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
8/21/2013
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNT020046
Objectives
Understand how certain foods, food additives, and nutrient deficiencies impact a child's learning, behavior, mood, and brain function

How improving a child's nutritional status will enhance his/her response to occupational, speech, physical, behavioral, and educational therapies

Discuss the nutritional interventions used to help heal gastrointestinal symptoms, enhance cognitive function, and rid toxins naturally from the child's body

Gluten Free/Casein Free Diet: What are the potential benefits and limitations?

Discuss the nutritional, medical, oral-motor, sensory, environmental, and behavioral factors contributing to feeding problems

Provide basic mealtime strategies and feeding interventions to help improve a child's feeding problem and expand his/her diet

"Picky Eater" vs. "Problem Feeder": What is the difference and how to treat the problem feeder?

IFSP and IEP: How to include nutrition therapy as a component of the child's program

Outline

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER—OVERVIEW

u          Define autism, symptoms, and characteristics

u          Prevalence and causation theories

u          Connection between nutrition and autism

 

NUTRITION THERAPY

u          Nutrients critical for brain function

u          Components of a Nutrition Therapy assessment

u          Laboratory test to assess nutritional status

u          Role of the SLP, OT, PT, educators, and others in nutrition interventions

 

NUTRITION INTERVENTIONS

u          Components of a healthy diet

u          Elimination of sugar and artificial colors to improve behavior and brain function

u          Omega-3 fatty acids to improve dyspraxia, dyslexia, anxiety, and ADHD

u          How to select a vitamin and mineral supplement

u          Five approaches to get a child to take a supplement

u          Identify and treat food allergies, sensitivities, and intolerances

u          GFCF, SCD, GAPS, Rotation, Antifungal, Feingold, and Low Oxalate Diets

u          Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, and Folate to treat biomedical abnormalities

u          Role of carnitine to help treat attention deficit symptoms

u          Nutrients to enhance the detoxification system

 

FEEDING PROBLEMS

u          Distinguish a "Picky Eater" fromvs. a "Problem Feeder"

u          Underlying factors that contributes to a feeding problem

u          Mealtime strategies to increase acceptance of new foods

u          Build a multi-disciplinary feeding team

u          Overview of the Sequential Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding

 

GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS

u          How GI symptoms contribute to behavior and feeding problems

u          Carbohydrate digestion abnormalities in children with autism

u          Laboratory and diagnostic test to identify GI disorders

u          Diet and nutritional interventions to treat gut problems

 

IFSP AND IEP

u          Nutrition services as a component of the ECI program

u          Nutrition goals and objectives for the child's IEP

Author

Continuing Education Credits
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Counselors
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South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists: This program has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.

Texas Counselors: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


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Marriage & Family Therapists
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New York Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Texas Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider #: 503. This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
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Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistant:
Florida
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Psychologists
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Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits.

Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists:
Florida
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Audience
Registered Dietitians
Dietary Managers
Dietetic Technicians
Registered Nurses
Occupational Therapists
Speech-Language Pathologists
Psychologists
Social Workers
Counselors
Marriage and Family Therapists
Educators
Special Education Teachers
Physicians
Parents
Reviews

What an incredible seminar! Elizabeth addressed the major feeding and nutritional challenges families face every day caring for their autistic child. I feel more confident to help families in the future.
J. Nelson, Speech-Language Pathologist
Milwaukee, WI