Course Description

Eligible for BACB CEUs.

Difficulties with eating and with tolerating a variety of foods is common in children with autism. Behaviours can be challenging, and family time can be disrupted. In this presentation, we will review a variety of intervention approaches that can be implemented by caregivers to address these issues. Furthermore, we will discuss intervention choices in the context of acceptability by family members, social validity, and generalization. Ethical considerations will also be reviewed. Learning objectives: By the end of this course, participants will be able to: Describe the types and severity of feeding challenges associated with ASD. Describe methods for building tolerance using antecedent and reinforcement strategies. Identify methods associated with high acceptability and social validity ratings.



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Section Title
Making Mealtimes More Enjoyable: Addressing Food Selectivity Challenges
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Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $24.95
Drop Request Deadline
No drop request allowed after enrollment
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No transfer request allowed after enrollment
  • Lisa Tereshko
  • Mary Jane Weiss
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