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“Got a Picky Eater? How to Solve Unhealthy Food Challenges in Children with SPD and ADHD” [Video Replay & Podcast #355]

Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#355), download the slide presentation, and learn how to get a certificate of attendance for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on May 18, 2021.

Episode Description

Picky (and unhealthy) eating is a common difficulty associated with ADHD — whether due to comorbid sensory issues, medication side effects, or some other challenge. In some cases, the problem is not picky eating at all but a feeding disorder like Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID). Here, clinical nutritionist Kelly Dorfman — a leading expert on targeted nutrition therapy and author of the award-winning book Cure Your Child with Food — will explore the latest research and strategies to address the unique eating challenges caused by ADHD neurobiology.

In this webinar, Kelly will explain the distinctive ways ADHD and SPD complicate a child’s relationship with food, why good nutrition is key to optimizing the ADHD brain, and positive strategies to help children enjoy healthy food.

In this webinar, you will learn to:

  • Manage the most common picky eating challenges
  • Identify signs of more serious feeding disorders and understand why conventional picky eating approaches do not work in these cases
  • Recognize how sensory issues affect eating and find specific ways to address them
  • Use clinically effective techniques to improve eating habits

Watch the Video Replay

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Download or Stream the Podcast Audio

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Read More on Picky Eaters with ADHD

More Than Picky Eating: ARFID, SPD, and Other Conditions Linked to Feeding Difficulties in Children

The Parent’s Guide to Mealtime with Picky Eaters

Got a Picky Eater on Your Hands? Here’s How to Cope

Obtain a Certificate of Attendance

If you attended the live webinar on May 18, 2021, watched the video replay, or listened to the podcast, you may purchase a certificate of attendance option (cost: $10). Note: ADDitude does not offer CEU credits. Click here to purchase the certificate of attendance option »

Meet the Expert Speaker:

Kelly Dorfman, M.S., LND is a licensed clinical nutritionist that specializes in targeted nutrition therapy to address complex medical problems. Cure Your Child With Foodher awarding winning book about the surprising ways nutrition impacts common childhood ailments, is published in 8 languages. An updated version was released in early 2021.

Kelly lectures internationally and has been featured on numerous television programs and in periodicals including CNN’s American Morning, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and Oprah magazine. She is on the advisory board of the Gateway School of Mumbai. |See expert’s full bio »

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Webinar Sponsor

The sponsor of this week’s ADDitude webinar is….

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Listener Testimonials

“This seminar speaker was excellent. I particularly appreciated her common sense advice and understanding what parents struggle with.”

“This presenter was so well prepared and so full of practical and research-based information!”

“Today’s presentation was absolutely excellent! It showed me that there’s a whole lot more attached to eating and sensory issues than I had previously believed!”


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