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Does anyone have a child with autim i do he is 15 months old he won't eat anything but yogurt, only mcdonald french fries and raisans and liquid drinks of any sort.

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Angel - posted on 05/08/2012

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Our son is autistic and he is very particular about the food he eats. He eats mostly apples, peanut butter sandwiches, pizza, and Burger King chicken nuggets only and a lot of snacks like crackers, chips, and cookies. He drinks mostly water - he doesn't care too much for juice. We just keep giving him different foods and he's learning to slowly try foods. He'll smell foods first before taking a bite. We give him a chewable vitamin every day. He's thin but that runs in the males in my family - but overall, he's a healthy boy. It'll just take time for him to open up to other foods.

Shannon - posted on 12/30/2011

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My son is now 10 but he went through a phase when he was 2 where he only ate vanilla pudding, vanilla yogurt, vanilla shakes. He did it for about 5-6 months but he ended up okay. I was glad when the phase was over. I would try healthy drinks since he will drink liquids. Mine wouldn't even drink water. Best of luck to you :)

Dori - posted on 12/14/2011

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my son has ASD we give him pediasure drinks they can be pricy but if you go to there website you can print off coupons for them just a tip

Rhonda - posted on 12/13/2011

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If he eats liquid drinks, then you can try to make smoothies out of different fruit and veggie combos to get his nutrition! Best of luck!

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