Autism Nutrition

Course Description & Information:

  • One in 110 children in the United States is being diagnosed with Autism. Parents are seeking alternative approaches in treating and working with their children. This course covers the most commonly used diets in the treatment of autism and the research that has been conducted for the different diets.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-22-018-L01-P, IRD: 5-11-22. Knowledge based activity.
Course Objectives:

  • Review the data on the efficacy of nutritional therapy in the management/treatment of autism spectrum disorder.
  • Discuss food selectivity and sensory sensitivity in children with autism spectrum disorders.
  • Discuss dietary supplements that have been used as a treatment or adjunct therapy in the treatment of autism and the efficacy of treatment.
  • Identify the role of the gut microbiota in autism symptomology.
  • List common nutritional deficiencies found in children with autism.

Course Credit: 1 Contact Hour

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Who Should Attend:

Pharmacists, Nursing professionals, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Full attendance.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and evaluation.

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