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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development

Picky Eaters, Part 01 (2-Part Series) (Tri-State Webinar)

Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff | Topic: Autism, Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

On-Demand format. Picky Eaters, Part 01 (2-Part Series) (Tri-State Webinar)
On-Demand format

Presenters:  Janine Kesterson, BCBA-D and Melinda Henson, M.S.Ed.
Original aired January 11, 2017


Learner Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify estimated prevalence of feeding problems in children with ASD
  • Understand different examples of feeding & eating challenges
  • Recognize ethical considerations treating feeding issues in school settings
  • Identify behavioral assessment factors to emphasize or adapt for children with autism

Study Questions

  1. Describe three of the feeding and eating challenges discussed in the webinar that affect many individuals with autism.
  2. Give a comprehensive description of food selectivity in autism, including the long term nutritional concerns.


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Contact Information

CDE Autism Team


To receive a certificate for this webinar please complete a brief webinar survey. Upon completion of the survey, participants will receive a certificate for 1 training hour.

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