DIET & NUTRITION

The Role of Nutrition & Wellness in Healthy Schools

The Role of Nutrition & Wellness in Healthy Schools

Nutrition is the science of nourishment which plays an important role in the growth and development of childre... Read More

Reducing the Stress of Mealtimes for Picky Eaters

Reducing the Stress of Mealtimes for Picky Eaters

As a behavior analyst, I learned a long time ago, that fixing “bad” or ineffective routines was ex... Read More

Practical Feeding Tips for Parents and Caregivers of Children with Neuromuscular Disorders

Practical Feeding Tips for Parents and Caregivers of Children with Neuromuscular Disorders

Sociologists and psychologists have long touted the benefits of family mealtime for child development.... Read More

Comorbidity of Mental Illness Among Children with Disabilities

Comorbidity of Mental Illness Among Children with Disabilities

Comorbidity is the term is used for children and adults with developmental disabilities along with co-occurrin... Read More

ADHD and A Whole Food Plant-Based Diet

ADHD and A Whole Food Plant-Based Diet

What role does nutrition play for children with ADHD? This is a controversial subject and, because we often ha... Read More

The Gut-Brain Relationship and Role in Health and Well-being

The Gut-Brain Relationship and Role in Health and Well-being

Since a healthy brain promotes a healthy gut, and a dysfunctional gut will hurt the brain, this brain-gut inte... Read More

Pay Attention to Nutrition

Pay Attention to Nutrition

Studies have shown that people with disabilities are more likely to be overweight, and also obese.... Read More

Minding Youth Mental Health

Minding Youth Mental Health

Every good parent wants their child – their children – to be healthy and happy. We go to great len... Read More

Back to the Basics

Back to the Basics

The Family Resource Network launched The Center on Nutrition and Disability, which aims to further assist fami... Read More

Parents Perspective: Caring for a Child with a Feeding Tube

Parents Perspective: Caring for a Child with a Feeding Tube

Mealtimes are about a lot more than just the food we are eating, and excluding a person from this socializatio... Read More

Diet and Nutrition: From Babies to Teens

Diet and Nutrition: From Babies to Teens

As children grow and gain their own independence and preferences, try giving them more responsibilities when i... Read More

The Dietary Supplement Decision

The Dietary Supplement Decision

While dietary supplements do give reason to consume with caution, Dr. Sharfstein believes that certain supplem... Read More