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This document is designed for carers and provides important considerations and tips to assist carers in meeting the support needs of their neurodivergent loved ones through eating disorder treatment and recovery.

This document is intended for all health and allied health professionals and provides some key considerations to help create an accessible therapeutic experience for neurodivergent individuals, from booking to appointment.

This document provides key considerations to assist general practitioners in being better equipped to provide neurodiversity-affirming eating disorder care for their neurodivergent patients.

The objective of this document is to provide mental health professionals (e.g., psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses, mental health social workers) with key insights and practical suggestions for working with neurodivergent individuals with eating disorders.

This document is intended for neurodivergent people who experience body image issues, feeding difficulties, and/or eating disorders. Here, you can find considerations for treatment and recovery as well as tools for self-advocacy.
You can also learn more about self-advocacy here.

The eating and feeding-related support needs of neurodivergent people are varied. The purpose of this document is to highlight specific points dietitians need to keep in mind when working with neurodivergent individuals experiencing feeding difficulties and/or eating disorders.

Hospital admissions can be distressing for neurodivergent patients  (e.g., sensory processing differences). The objective of this document is to provide hospital-based clinical staff with key insights and practical suggestions for working with neurodivergent individuals with eating disorders. 

Support needs related to the eating experiences of neurodivergent students at school may differ from their neurotypical peers. Considerations and practical tools to support neurodivergent students’ eating experiences at school are offered in this document. 

Carers
Neurodivergent People
General Considerations 
Dietitians
General Practitioners
Inpatient Care
Mental Health Professionals
School Personnel
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