Journal Club Topic 1. Autism Spectrum Disorders

Return to MCH Journal Club page Welcome!  The purpose of the MCH Journal Club is to promote active collaborative learning among MCH Nutrition Professionals so that they can gain and apply knowledge and share experiences about emerging nutritional topics using an informal yet professional setting and ultimately to disseminate the knowledge gained here back to […]

Journal Club Topic 1. Autism Spectrum Disorders – Session A

Return to MCH Journal Club page Return to Topic 1. ASD page Topic 1. Autism Spectrum Disorders Session A: Efficacy of Nutrition Based Treatments including the Gluten Free Casein Free diet For Topic 1. Autism Spectrum Disorder there are three Journal Club Sessions.  This is Session A. Each session is worth one continuing education unit (CEU) […]

Journal Club Topic 1. Autism Spectrum Disorders – Session C

Return to MCH Journal Club page Return to Topic 1. ASD page Topic 1. Autism Spectrum Disorders Session C: Issues Faced by FamiliesFor Topic 1. Autism Spectrum Disorder there are three Journal Club Sessions.  This is Session C. Each session is worth one continuing education unit (CEU)  from CDR. After completion of any of the sessions […]

Journal Club Topic 1. Autism Spectrum Disorders – Session B

Return to MCH Journal Club page Return to Topic 1. ASD page Topic 1. Autism Spectrum Disorders Session B: Nutritional Status of Children with ASD  For Topic 1. Autism Spectrum Disorder there are three Journal Club Sessions.  This is Session B. Each session is worth one continuing education unit (CEU)  from CDR. After completion of any […]

Nutrition and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Purpose of NLN Collaborative Learning:  To take advantage of the experience and knowledge of NLN members and Partners faculty to provide resources and support for NLN members so that they will optimize public health nutrition services to the MCH population in the western states. The goals of this collaborative learning project are: to provide a […]

Financial Costs of Special Diets for Autism

It is difficult to measure the complete financial cost of a special diet. Below is one article written for a patient with Celiac disease.  Because a family may be interested in using the Gluten-free Casein-free diet for their children with ASD’s it is important for them to be aware of the costs associated with such […]

Financial and Other Costs to Families of Children with Autism

Return to Main Nutrition and Autism page Here you will find a few articles outlining the other costs of raising a child with ASD’s.  New data is being gathered about this because of the increased prevalence of ASD’s in society.  When calculating the cost to a family different researchers use different factors so their outcomes will vary […]

Efficacy of Special Diets for Autism

Return to Main Nutrition and Autism page. This page contains a collection of Peer-Reviewed Articles on the topic of the use of special diets in the treatement of ASD’s.  When a family asks for guidance it is important to have the data from evidence-based studies such as these to start your conversation with. http://www.flickr.com/photos/efleming/CC BY 2.0 Buie T, […]