Researchers and parents have noted the benefits of a gluten-free and casein free (GFCF) diet for the children with autism. But how can you implement such a seemingly complex diet and how do you deal with a child who still craves the very foods that affect his focus and behavior? "The "Everything" Cooking for Children with Autism" is here to help. Packed with information on reading foods labels, how to get started, getting proper nutrition, how to handle everyday meals and special occasions, and 200 delicious recipes, this book is a parent's best reference.
Megan Hart, MS RD (Chicago, IL), is a coauthor of "The Everything Organic Cooking for Baby & Toddler Book." She has worked in pediatric nutrition for more than ten years and, currently, she is a senior clinical nutritionist at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL. Ms. Hart has years of experience working with children and families to meet their unique nutrition goals. She enjoys working with families to find creative solutions to their nutrition challenges. Ms. Hart lives with her loving husband, wonderful son, and also her dog and turtle! Kim Lutz (Chicago, IL) is a mom-taught cook and a coauthor of "The Everything Organic Cooking for Baby & Toddler Book." She has created hundreds of recipes for special diets over the past several years. Lutz volunteers teaching yoga to kids with autism. She lives with her husband, two beautiful sons, and her dog and cat.