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AUCD: Poster Symposium 4C: Clinical Service, Health, Wellness: Weight Management of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Primary Care


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Carol Curtin, PhD, LICSW, Director
Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, UCEDD/LEND


This poster will present recommendations from the MCHB-funded Healthy Weight Research Network (HWRN), including a review of the extant literature on obesity in children with ASD, review and management of conditions associated both with obesity and ASD, strategies for child and family guidance, and the role that schools and other care providers can play in supporting healthy life style behaviors in children and youth with ASD.

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