Selective eating – practical strategies for autistic children

FREE webinar via Zoom

Tuesday 23 July, 8.00-9.00 pm AEST

Many children struggle with selective eating, but for autistic children, it can present more severely impacting their health, nutrition and even social interactions.

Karen McKinnon (Psychologist and Autism Partnership’s National Clinical Director)  and Sophie Cirillo (Speech Pathologist) will share insights, tips, and practical strategies so you can support your child in expanding their palate and finding joy in food. The talk will cover:

  • What are the different types of feeding/eating concerns?
  • How do we prepare a child to eat new foods?
  • What are some of the different approaches?
  • What are some of the do’s and don’ts?
  • Where can we find further support?

Who is this talk suitable for?

For parents or carers of autistic children up to 6 years old.

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Karen McKinnon

Karen is Autism Partnership’s National Clinical Director, a registered Psychologist, and Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. She has worked in the field since 1995 and has consulted nationally and internationally with families of children with autism. Her work includes diagnostic assessments, psychological consultation, school consultation, and supervision of behavioural intervention programs, along with Autism Partnership’s staff training and professional development. She regularly presents at seminars and conferences.

Sophie Cirillo

Sophie is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist with Autism Partnership. Sophie is passionate about developing children’s communication skills to support them in expressing themselves confidently. She works closely with Behaviour Consultants, Therapists and parents to ensure what children are working on is functional, achievable and can be practised consistently.

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About Autism Partnership

Autism Partnership has been supporting children and families for over 25 years. We believe that every child deserves a life of independence and opportunity. We provide autism-specific services, intervention and support to autistic children and their families. Autism Partnership is a not-for-profit organisation.

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