Florida's First Choice for Autism Supports
January 13, 2024
Autism and anxiety are often comorbid conditions that can significantly impact a child’s daily life. While conventional occupational therapy has been effective in improving social and behavioral outcomes in children with autism, it may not fully address the underlying metabolic pathologies associated with anxiety. Recent research has shown that nutritional modifications to the diet can have a significant impact on reducing anxiety symptoms in individuals with autism. By addressing both the behavioral and metabolic aspects of anxiety, a more comprehensive and effective treatment approach can be achieved.
1. Understanding the comorbidity of autism and anxiety and the potential impact of nutritional interventions on reducing anxiety symptoms in individuals with autism.
2. Exploring the research on the benefits of combining nutritional interventions with conventional occupational therapy in improving social and behavioral outcomes in children with autism and anxiety.
3. Identifying the optimal combination of nutritional interventions and occupational therapy for children with autism and anxiety and the need for further research in the area