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Help with autistic son who wont try new food
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone can help or give me some ideas or strategies. My son is 5 and autistic. The variety of foods he would eat was quite good and slowly over the years and more recently the different varieties of foods he will eat is getting smaller. The foods he used to eat he now says taste bad, he point blank refuses to try any new foods. He is always saying he is hungry (because there isnt much foods he likes to fill up on) and when we ask him what he wants, he says he doesnt know and gets upset, he doesnt choose if we give him a choice of foods. He will only eat certain types of foods at certain times, so breakfast foods he wouldn't eat at dinner time etc. We are trying messy play with foods to get him interested in food but any other advice would be appreciated as in not sure what to do next. Many thanks xx