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Going Beyond a Bite: A Mindful Eating Approach for Pediatric Autism and Neurodivergence (1 CPEU/CEU)
Going Beyond a Bite: A Mindful Eating Approach for Pediatric Autism and Neurodivergence (1 CPEU/CEU)

On-demand webinar! Sensory challenges that impact feeding and nutrition are increasingly common among the pediatric population. Expand your knowledge of the sensory system to confidently guide your young clients and their caregivers toward improved nutritional intake. Learn how to overcome mealtime struggles and stress through a mindful approach to strengthen the child-caregiver relationship and bring joy back to the table. Equip yourself with the tools necessary to effectively and collaboratively address the nutritional concerns of your autistic, developmentally delayed, ADHD, and sensory disordered clients. Join us for this interactive webinar with the authors of the brand new Beyond a Bite Professional Edition: Practical Approaches to Sensory and Feeding Challenges With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Neurodivergent Clients Yaffi Lvova, RDN and Hana Eichele, MOT, OTR/L.

BONUS: All attendees will receive a free How Full is My Belly? handout from
Beyond a Bite Professional Edition!

"The material presented was not only interesting, but incredibly relevant. I serve parents through WIC and Family Home Visiting Services, and feeding questions come up often. I now feel I have some tools to be able to ask more appropriate questions and explain why certain techniques work better than others. Thank you for the eye-opening presentation!"

"Very useful information for working with this population. Great interaction between presenters. Enjoyed the visuals and the explanation of the tummy activity.

"I learned valuable information that was new to me, and which I can use in counseling parents at WIC"

"I really enjoyed the program, so helpful for my kiddos and families I work with in birth to three. Thank you."

"Such great information presented in a clear and concise manner!"

"I really appreciated the inclusion of the OT and how the collaborative aspects were really emphasized through the entirety of the webinar - it made understanding the principles surrounding feeding disorders much clearer."

"So glad this topic is being covered, especially when more and more families are struggling with these types of feeding issues."

Learning Objectives:

List three common feeding challenges when working with autistic, developmental delay, ADHD and sensory disordered pediatric populations.
Describe the sensory system and state three ways it can impact feeding and nutritional status among the pediatric ASD population.
List three ways to adapt the feeding environment in response to sensory stimulation to help improve intake.
List four goals of pediatric feeding .
Describe the difference between feeding, eating and swallowing.
List 2 oral-motor milestones.
List 3 aspects of positive parent communication
Conduct a mindfulness-based activity with a child using appropriate counseling dialogue.

1 hour. 1 CPEU.

*NOTE: This webinar expires 5/26/24. You have until that date to watch this webinar and complete the CE Feedback Survey.

PRICE: $20.00

Availability: Available for download now

Course Specifics Continuing Education Specifics
On-demand webinar! Learn how to take a mindful eating approach while addressing the sensory and feeding challenges of your neurodiverse pediatric clients!
Level 1
Suggested Learning Codes:
(3010) Assessment methodology
(4000) Wellness and public health
(4090) Health behaviors: smoking cessation, stress management
(5390) Care planning, documentation, and evaluation (nutritional care)
(5460) Self-care management (nutritional care)
(5370) Weight management, obesity
(6000) Education, Training, and Counseling
(6020) Counseling, therapy, and facilitation skills
(6060) Learning needs assessment, learning plan development, and evaluation
(6070) Interviewing and listening skills

Performance Indicators (PI's)
8.2.3 Implements individualized services to reflect customer-centered approach as it pertains to the customers physical, social, cultural, institutional and economic environment

8.3.3 Takes action to address deficiencies to enhance practice

8.2.1 Assesses the physical, social and cultural needs of the individual, group, community or population

8.3.4 Enhances knowledge to foster career advancement

8.3.5 Keeps abreast of changes in practice and within practice environments that affect scope of practice

8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends

8.3.7 Integrates new knowledge and skills into practice

*NOTE: This webinar expires 5/26/24. You have until that date to watch this webinar and complete the CE Feedback Survey.

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