Autism Spectrum Disorder (Autism, Asperger’s, PDD-NOS)
For the child, adolescent, or young adult with developmental disorders, including autism (ASD), PDD-NOS, Asperger’s and ADHD or ADD, Kimberly Mathai, RD, RDN, CDE has specialized expertise. She has over ten years experience working with families and children with developmental disorders.
Shopping and Planning for Special Needs Nutrition
Get help implementing special needs diets, including eating plans for a gluten-free, casein free diet (GF/CF), specific carbohydrate diet (SCD), and other specialized eating plans.
If your family is new to GF/CF, SCD or other nutrition programs, she will lead you on a virtual food tour, learning delicious and varied alternatives for familiar foods. For families and adults currently on special needs nutrition plans, she will identify nutrient deficiencies, using a computerized dietary analysis of a seven day food plan. With that information, you’ll learn how to make the best decisions about supplemental foods and nutrients.
Picky Eaters, Feeding Challenges
For the picky eater, child with feeding challenges or the child with food texture issues, at Your Nutrition Design, we work with your child’s therapists to broaden nutrition horizons. Step by step, using a guided food plan, your child will learn better eating skills.
Complementary Nutrition for ASD
As a graduate from Bastyr University with a master’s degree in nutrition science, Kimberly Mathai, RD understands biomedical approaches and tests for gut function. Working with your healthcare provider, MD or naturopath, she’ll work to create a nutrition care plan based on your child’s unique medical and developmental profile.