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Nourishing Autism

Feb 4, 2022

Valentine’s Day is full of celebration and traditions, but this can also be a time of high stress for you and your child with autism. They often have more exposure to new foods or foods that they may be allergic or sensitive to, and it can also be really overstimulating! This is a great time to explore new food options, and if your child is comfortable, new social opportunities!


  • Preparing your child for new interactions through some social stories

  • Talking to teachers and your child’s care team about preparing for the holiday

  • How to incorporate your child’s nutritional needs without compromising the fun of Valentine’s Day!