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Project: How should we talk about obesity and weight-related topics with children with autism spectrum disorders and their families?

Centre for Leadership in Child Development

Project: How should we talk about obesity and weight-related topics with children with autism spectrum disorders and their families?

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Project summary:

Obesity is a global health concern and significantly impacts quality of life for typically developing children, as well as for children with Autism Spectrum disorder (ASD). The purpose of this study therefore was to explore the experiences of children with ASD, families and HCPs specializing in ASD when discussing health promotion and weight-related topics in healthcare consultations.