Autism Food Issues
JUST TAKE A BITE by Lori Ernsperger, Ph.D. & Tania Stegen- Hanson
"A long-awaited, critically needed book, JUST Take a Bite deals with a subject common to children with autism and Aspergers, offering a step-by-step comprehensive plan to address food aversions and selectivities. This book provides insight as to the causes of eating challenges and specific techniques fir increasing food selections and assisting children in eating a balanced diet. This is a "must-have" book for parent therapists, and teachers.
From Rich Shull, If Old Autism before the curse was allowed to speak officially, you would probably get the AWFUL shocking story today bordering on child abuse of ,"just let him set at the table until the plate is clean!" I did just that and sometimes it was 9 and 10 PM before I ate the peas (or the dog did) or the lima beans etc. Back well before Rain MAN and autism was a designer condition and long before Autism was diagnosable and we were simply odd strange kids often times doing amazing things we also were picky eaters just like the autistic of today are. The awful texture of peas the horrible sounds of something mushy or the smell of spinach or cabbage made us sick BUT WE OVERCAME. That is a far cry from the kids of today and Mom and Dad and school cooks having to cater to their limited food ideals. Just Get Over it! What doesn't kill you makes you stronger?
I spent many nights at the dining room table doing homework and also staring at the dinner plate with the peas on it. I didn't get out of homework just because I didn't eat, nor did I go to bed until the plate was clean. While this day and age when autism has gone designer and parenting like that is child abuse you must admit it was a very good lesion for us. That though love never killed us and also went miles and miles in making us more resilient more of a social person. It built character, told us, helped us realize we had to find real ways to do life-and we did. These keys to autism were earned and served us very well. This odd and strange parenting even for the 1960s and before was major success factor in our lives and the reason why today those of us missing the curse of Designer Autism actually do almost OK in real life. Of course some of us blend in so well and in fact too well. While Modern Autism knows of us and jumps threw hoops to keep us and our decisive stories hidden they are doing that not because they hate us they just can't expose us as we don't fit the image of modern Autism. We eek out some sort of real life and are not 4th graders in college or in group homes or a major social misfits and WE are the SAME Autistic person of today is. We can't be admitted to. Lots of "experts" could not handle the sweeping challenging Information of Crypto-Sensitive Autism. Crypto-Sensitive Autism by the way is all the little facts and details and tricks that worked so well for us. (absently) . Sadly, all the nasty details of autism that really made us a success (The Enigma, 1983 Hodges our Blueprint) were just too little too late. By the time Dr Rimland reinvented the autism wheel and made Autism the next big Epidemic the successful Autistic like me that somehow managed to do the impossible were just too little too late. Despite figuring out the Di Vinci Code of the human mind we are just the worst possible news modern designer helpless Autism could ever know about. The Billion dollar empire and 40 years of pouring people from the autism "retard mold" have made a pretty "good case" for autism being an Epidemic-of their own ignorance mostly. Ignorance isn't so bliss is it?
Rich Shull on the blogs Atomic autism and Pre Rain Man Autism. Rich is the author of the self-published book called Pre Rain Man Autism, a book built on Temple's Thinking in Pictures this work takes autism to the threshold of normal thoughts. Rich is also inventor of The Turing Motor a 70% efficient Green, triple hybrid car motor with no up and down moving parts. The average car will get 90 MPG with it.