Autism, Food Aversions, and Eating Challenges : Effective Answers That Help

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Dr. Lori Ernsperger
Dr. Lori Ernsperger

In this webinar, Dr. Lori answers questions in regards to how to get children and teens on the spectrum to try new foods, how sensory issues can create sensory challenges, whether or not eating challenges should be addressed in the IEP, practical tips on what to do and what not to do at dinner time to encourage eating of different foods.

Speaker: Dr. Lori Ernsperger

Dr. Lori Ernsperger is from Henderson, NV where she is the owner of Autism and Behavioral Consulting. Lori received her doctorate in Special Education from Indiana University. She has over 23 years of experience working in the public schools as a classroom teacher, administrator, and behavioral consultant. Dr. Ernsperger currently provides staff development and conference workshops to school district personnel and parents. Her workshops cover the following topics: Managing Problem Behaviors, Implementing Effective Instructional Methods, Designing Appropriate and Functional Data Collection Methods for the Classroom, Practical Strategies for Working with Individuals with Asperger Syndrome, and How to Get Your Kids to Eat. Dr. Ernsperger is the author of: Keys to Success for Teaching Students with Autism and Just Take a Bite: Easy Effective Answers to Food Aversions and Eating Challenges, and  co-authored Girls Under the Umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Dr. Ernsperger can be contacted at  drlori@cox.net

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