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The Eating Disorders Treatment Programmes at Learn 2 Learn Eating Disorders Clinic is the UK’s first facility that provides eating disorders treatments based on behavioural (ABA) principles.
The Clinic offers empirically supported intensive and partial outpatient treatment under the Young Adult Eating Disorders Treatment Programme.
The Young Adult Eating Disorders Treatment Programme offers highly specialised interdisciplinary assessment and treatment for young adults up to age 39.
There are many things that need to be considered while looking at adult patient’s autism in relation to their eating behaviours. These may include:
Bowel issues; dental issues; do they seem to register the feeling of being full or hungry; visually, do they ever respond violently to certain smells;
are they adverse to foods, touching other foods; do they like certain temperatures; do they only eat certain foods; extensive choking, gagging, or coughing; are there some foods they won’t eat;
are there any unusual health problems; and constant vomiting after each bite.