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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development - Picky Eaters, Part 01 (2-Part Series) (Tri-State Webinar)

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

After watching the webinar in the section called View the Webinar (upper left-side), please email Megan Misegadis your contact information and your response to the 2 study questions to receive your certificate.  Megan's email is

Contact Information:

  1. Your Name
  2. Your Email Address
  3. Your District
  4. Your Role (teacher, para, SLP, etc.)

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.


Other Parts:


Contact Information

Janet Zimmermann


Upon receipt of completed study questions you will receive a certificate for .75 hours

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