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Using differential reinforcement of alternative behaviour to increase food consumption – with Bobbie Hasselby and Tom Bailey

Andrew Swartfigure BCBA, Director of Services, talks with Bobbie Hasselby, Consultant Behaviour Analyst at BeyondAutism, and Tom Bailey, Head of Therapies at BeyondAutism.

Difficulties around food can develop in children and are more prevalent in children diagnosed with developmental disorders. In this podcast we discuss ways in which we can reduce these difficulties following the case of one 7-year-old boy in particular.

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References discussed

Bachmeyer, M.H. (2009) Treatment of selective and inadequate food intake in children: A review and practical guide. Behav Anal Pract; 2(1): 43–50.

Christopherson, E.R., & Hall, C.L. (1978) Eating patterns and associated problems encountered in normal children. Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs; 3: 1–16.

Williams, K.E., Gibbons, B.G., & Schreck, K.A. (2005) Comparing selective eaters with and without developmental disabilities. J Dev Phys Disabil; 17(3): 299–309.

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