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My daughter has eating issues and I need professional help
Hi, I am new to this community. My daughter is 3 years old and has suspected Autism currently on the waiting list for a diagnosis. She is a very fussy eater and will only eat brown/ beige foods. No wet foods like soup or baked beans. She doesn't eat potatoes or any veg and only eats bananas. She won't mix foods on her plate. She puts all sorts of non-edible items in her mouth. She will lick anything then put it in her mouth then spit it out then put it back in her mouth over and over again. She has episodes of diarrhoea every few weeks and sometimes doesn't eat at all throughout the day. She is very sensory and I get this but I am worried she is not getting the nutrients she needs. My worry is that she is very hypersensitive to food and I want to help her but I don't know how. I don't want to put her on a gluten free or cassein free diet without professional help. Who can I reach out to for support on tackling an autistic child with eating issues?