Food preferences and factors influencing food selectivity for children with autism spectrum disorders.

@article{Schreck2006FoodPA,
  title={Food preferences and factors influencing food selectivity for children with autism spectrum disorders.},
  author={Kimberly A. Schreck and Keith Williams},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={353-63}
}
Although clinicians and parents widely accept that children with autism spectrum disorder exhibit more feeding problems than their typically developing peers, little information is available concerning the characteristic food items accepted by these children or the possible factors contributing to these feeding problems. This article used an informant-based questionnaire to survey parents of children with autism spectrum disorders (N=138) to determine: (a) the types of feeding problems their… CONTINUE READING