Community Education Series

St. David's Center hosts quarterly discussions for parents and professionals on a variety of topics related to child and family development. These presentations are open to the community.

Upcoming Lecture:

"Food Fight!" Nutritional Strategies for Children with ASD
and Their Families
Presented in partnership with AuSM

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
7-9 p.m.
St David's Center, Gym
3395 Plymouth Road, Minnetonka

Research has proven that children with ASD have numerous nutrient deficiencies and gastrointestinal disorders that contribute to poor health and behavioral symptoms. Sensory issues, food refusal and peculiar cravings affect many children with ASD, making it difficult to introduce healthier foods. Anne Kelly, MD, MPH, will present information on the use of whole food powders to make nutrient-rich shakes that are affordable, dairy-free, soy-free and gluten-free, and discuss strategies that will simplify the nutrition routine for the whole family.

Cost:
AuSM Member: $25
Non-Member: $40
St. David’s Center Family: $25 (when registering, select AuSM Member as your membership status)
Individual with ASD: $10

Learn more about this Community Education Series discussion, and register for the discussion through AuSM's website. Be sure to select "Food Fight! Nutritional Strategies for Children with ASD and Their Families (held at St. David's)" after selecting your membership status to register for this Jan. 29 Skillshop.

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