The Splash Challenge and Resources
The only way to know if a special diet is working for your child is to track and measure the effects of treatment. The Splash Challenge Form is an adapted version of the Autism Treatment Evaluation Checklist (ATEC), developed by Bernard Rimland, Ph.D. and Stephen M. Edelson, Ph.D. This form was designed to help track your child's progress while on a gluten-free, casein-free diet.
When taking the Splash Challenge, you have two options:
Introducing your child to new foods can be challenging - so we compiled a series of tips that can help in making a smooth transition to E028 Splash.
Recommended Special Diet Books/DVDs
The online autism community is a powerful tool. Here is a list of informational blogs, message boards and Web sites that many parents find helpful when starting or continuing their child on a special diet:
Special Diet Recipes
Special Diet Webinar Series with Judy Converse
Nutrition & Autism Spotlight is our monthly e-mail newsletter that is complete with special diet resources, tips, news, upcoming autism events and more.
Frequently Asked Questions
- View Nutrition & Autism’s Frequently Asked Questions to find out more about starting or continuing your child on a special diet safely.
At Nutricia, we know that reimbursement of medical foods is an important piece in families’ lives, influences medical decisions and contributes to better health and diet. Depending on your state and insurance plan, your child’s specialized medical foods may qualify for reimbursement.
- Visit our Testimonials page to learn about other families’ experiences with Neocate products and how diet and nutrition intervention has been helpful for some children.