FREE webinar ‘OpenHouse on Autism’ – Meal time stress and managing food sensitivities


Event type Live Stream

We are proud to join with Clinical Partners to present these FREE webinars, designed to help families with autistic children, that will help us work towards our vision of ‘Sharing best evidence, improving practice’.

The second OpenHouse on Autism event is on ideas to help your autistic child build a healthy relationship with food, followed by a live discussion to answer your questions. Register for FREE now! Plus view all of the upcoming other FREE webinars.

Join our host Dr. Lucy Sanctuary, Autism specialist with Clinical Partners, eating disorder specialist Dr. Vicki Ford and Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian to discover practical ways to address challenges around food.

Key things you’ll learn:

  • Creating a low anxiety routine
  • How to expand your child’s food repertoire
  • Managing meal time meltdowns
  • The art of distraction
  • How therapy can make a difference

The format combines an expert presentation followed by hosted discussion where we will explore and seek to address your questions. All attendees will receive a top tips action plan that you can adapt to your needs, to help put the key insights from the event to use.

Please note these are public events and we are not able to give any personal recommendations.

Your host

Dr. Lucy Sanctuary is a specialist Speech & Language Therapist and Cognitive Behaviour Practitioner (CBT) working with families, children and young people who are on the Autism Spectrum. Lucy has considerable experience of carrying out autism assessments for children and young people from the age of two to 20, and works with young people with complex presentations such as learning difficulties, high levels of anxiety, selective mutism and behaviour difficulties.

Our expert speakers

Dr. Vicki Ford is a Clinical Psychologist, a specialist in ASD, and part of the complex feeding team at Evalina London Children’s Hospital. She’s worked in both community teams and hospital settings now she works in a multidisciplinary team taking referrals from paediatricians primarily in the south-east of England.

Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian is an Independent Practitioner and Honorary Researcher at Kings College London. She is a leading expert in the assessment and treatment of mental health difficulties in ASD, in understanding cognitive pathways to anxiety in ASD, and also working with girls and women on the autism spectrum.

Register for FREE now! Plus view all of the upcoming other FREE webinars.