Helping Autistic Children in Managing Mood Swings

A Parent’s Guide to Managing Mood Swings in Autistic Children

A Parent’s Guide to Managing Mood Swings in Autistic Children One of the most common challenges faced by parents of autistic children is managing mood swings. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can often lead to emotional instability and unpredictable mood swings in Autistic children. As a parent, it can be difficult to understand and address these …

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Milk can cause Tummy Troubles in Autistic Kids

Why Milk Might Make Tummy Troubles Worse for Autistic Kids: A Digestible Guide

Why Milk Might Make Tummy Troubles Worse for Autistic Kids: A Digestible Guide When it comes to caring for children with autism, parents and caregivers often face unique challenges. One of these challenges involves dealing with gut issues, which are surprisingly common in autistic children. And here’s the twist – milk, the beloved beverage in …

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Incorporating Superfoods into Your Autistic Child's Diet

Incorporating Superfoods into Your Autistic Child’s Diet for Enhanced Brain Health

Incorporating Superfoods into Your Autistic Child’s Diet for Enhanced Brain Health Parenting a child with autism can be both rewarding and challenging. As a caring Indian mom, you want the best for your Autistic Child’s well-being, and that includes their brain health. Fortunately, there are various ways to support your child’s development, and one powerful …

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Tips for Dealing with Food Aversion and Texture Sensitivities

Practical Tips for Dealing with Food Aversion and Texture Sensitivities

Practical Tips for Dealing with Food Aversion and Texture Sensitivities Food is not just a source of nourishment; it’s often deeply intertwined with our cultural, social, and emotional lives. However, for autistic children, the experience of eating can be challenging due to food aversions and texture sensitivities. These sensitivities can lead to a limited diet, …

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special needs child hypersensitive to different textures of food

Why is my special needs child hypersensitive to different textures of food?

Why is my special needs child hypersensitive to different textures of food? Every autistic child is unique, and there can be various reasons why they may be hypersensitive to different textures of food. Hypersensitivity to food textures is often associated with a condition called sensory processing disorder (SPD) or sensory sensitivity, which can occur in …

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Sensitivities in Autistic Children

Identifying and Addressing Food Sensitivities in Autistic Children

Identifying and Addressing Food Sensitivities in Autistic Children Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex neurodevelopmental condition that affects children in various ways. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach to addressing the needs of autistic children, recent research has shed light on the relationship between autism and food sensitivities. Many parents and caregivers have reported …

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Supporting Nutritional Needs of Autistic Children

The Role of Supplements in Supporting Nutritional Needs of Autistic Children 

The Role of Supplements in Supporting Nutritional Needs of Autistic Children Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex neurodevelopmental condition that can impact various aspects of a child’s life, including their dietary habits and nutritional intake. The role of supplements in supporting the nutritional needs of autistic children is a topic that has gained attention …

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Tips for parents of kids with autism

Tips for parents of kids with autism to overcome OCD at the dining table

Tips for parents of kids with autism to overcome OCD at the dining table Before I share diet and mealtime-related tips, I would like to share an experience treating a child. This child was diagnosed with autism at 2 years of age. As she grew older, her parents noticed that she developed obsessive-compulsive tendencies, particularly …

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Navigating Nutrition for child with ASD

Recipe Ideas for Your Picky Eater child with ASD while on vacation

Navigating Nutrition on Vacation: Recipe Ideas for Packing Food for Your Picky Eater child with ASD Every parent looks forward to going on a vacation. Since it is an opportunity to escape the daily routine and unwind. Taking a break from work or other responsibilities allows parents to recharge, reduce stress levels, and promote overall …

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diet tips for an autistic child

6 diet tips for an autistic child with poor muscle tone

6 diet tips for an autistic child with poor muscle tone Have you heard of stories of autistic children with poor muscle tone and feeding difficulties? They usually find it difficult to eat normal homemade foods. Children can eat only 1-2 comfort foods daily without any interest in other foods.  A few years back, I …

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