An introduction to autism – for dietitians

Nutrition – Part of the Puzzle?

Apple jigsaw - is nutrition part of the puzzleAs chair of Dietitians in Autism (a subgroup of the paediatric group of the British Dietetic Association, and part of the mental health group of the BDA too), I’m often asked ‘I’m a dietitian new to working with children or adults with autism – where do I start?’ I thought it might be useful to share my typical response – partly so I can direct enquiries to here rather than typing it out again and again, and also in case it helps dietitians from other countries or indeed other health professionals. Continue reading “An introduction to autism – for dietitians”