Nutrition plays a major role in the management of chronic disease and developmental disorders. This course presents a broad base of technical content for children with special health care needs. Topics include developmental disorders, eating and behavior disorders, feeding problems, various chronic diseases, and hereditary metabolic disorders. Systems developed to deliver and finance nutrition services for this population, policy issues, trends, and regulations are also discussed. Multiple state and local level programs serving this population are evaluated for their effectiveness in delivering nutrition services.
Enrolled in Dietetic Internship or Approval by Instructor