Changing The Narrative About Autism and PDA

The focus of my blog and page is to join hands with those who, like me, want much more understanding about Autism in mainstream narratives. My hope is that by bringing together current literature, articles, blogs and information that reflect the diversity and breadth within the Autistic population; that we may challenge the many stereotypes…

PDA And ARFID

 Avoidant and restrictive eating is hugely emotive. Eating difficulties are not exclusive to the Autistic population, but studies have shown that Autistic children exhibit more food refusal than typically developing children. (Bandini et al, 2010)During our son's autism assessment we expressed our concerns around his eating in quite some detail. We received an acknowledgement that…