Strong Kids

A model program for autism-related feeding disorders

Jun. 25, 2015

Many children - and adults - affected by autism also struggle with food aversions and other feeding challenges. 


Lynn Cole, a pediatric nurse practitioner and associate director of clinical services of Golisano Children's Hospital's Division of Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Pediatrics shares more about our own successful feeding program in a recent blog post provided on the Autism Speaks website. 

Created with a team approach to helping children with serious feeding issues, the outpatient program was launched four years ago with a "feeding evaluation and treatment team." Since then, the program has grown immensely, with an expanded group of specialists and an individualized treatment strategy for every patient. 

Read more about the program and the hopes for its future.