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20 Fast Facts About Autism

6. It's common for kids with autism to be sensitive to food

Seeing as how routine is an important aspect of autism, it is common for children with autism to be sensitive to food. They may be picky, eating only 2-3 types of foods.

Therapists can work with the child and help them through the process of introducing new textures and foods, thereby promoting positive and healthy eating habits.