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42nd Annual Convention; Downtown Chicago, IL; 2016

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Panel #388
CE Offered: BACB
Treatment of Feeding Problems in Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Roosevelt, Hyatt Regency, Bronze East
Area: AUT/PRA; Domain: Applied Research
CE Instructor: Mary Ellen McDonald, Ph.D.
Chair: Mary Ellen McDonald (Hofstra University)
HESTER BEKISZ (Eden II Programs/The Genesis School)
JAMIE ARNOLD (Eden II Programs)
Abstract: Feeding disorders occur frequently among individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Parents often report difficulties around mealtime. This panel will discuss several case studies and the interventions that were used in treating food refusal, limited repertoires of foods, and selective intake of certain food categories across individuals. Data collection procedures, behavioral interventions, determining the function of the feeding problem and generalization of skills to other settings and people will be discussed.


Modifed by Eddie Soh