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What to feed an Asperger : how to go from 3 foods to 300 with love, patience and a little sleight of hand / Sarah Patten.

By: Patten, Sarah
Material type: TextTextDescription: 184 pages ; 23 cmISBN: 9781849057684 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Childhood | Books by parents | Resources for parents | Feeding and eating problems | Supports for daily activitiesSummary: "Packed full of tips and tricks to improve the diet of super sensitive Asperger kids, this book is a must read for parents who want to help their children overcome food avoidance and sensory sensitivities. Sarah Patten shows other parents that they are far from alone in their struggle to get their children to eat a varied and well-balanced diet. She describes how, through a combination of love, patience and a little sleight of hand, she managed to get her son to go from eating just three bland white foods to eating a colourful and nutritious diet including fruit and vegetables. Providing recipes for many simple, healthy meals given the Asperger seal of approval, as well as advice for making mealtime routines, eating together as a family and eating out as stress-free as possible, the book provides a wealth of ideas and strategies for moving towards a more varied and nutritious diet. It also includes food diaries and charts to make planning meals and tracking progress simple."
Item type Current location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
13:01.a PATT.c 2015 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 102345
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
13:01.a PATT.c 2015 (Browse shelf) 2 Available 102346

Includes index.

"Packed full of tips and tricks to improve the diet of super sensitive Asperger kids, this book is a must read for parents who want to help their children overcome food avoidance and sensory sensitivities.

Sarah Patten shows other parents that they are far from alone in their struggle to get their children to eat a varied and well-balanced diet. She describes how, through a combination of love, patience and a little sleight of hand, she managed to get her son to go from eating just three bland white foods to eating a colourful and nutritious diet including fruit and vegetables. Providing recipes for many simple, healthy meals given the Asperger seal of approval, as well as advice for making mealtime routines, eating together as a family and eating out as stress-free as possible, the book provides a wealth of ideas and strategies for moving towards a more varied and nutritious diet. It also includes food diaries and charts to make planning meals and tracking progress simple."