What you need to know
The child may need to bring special foods on a trip. For special functions, a supply of allowable foods is good to have on hand. Preparation for trips may include foods and other supports.
If you live in New England (USA) and qualify, Northeast Passage offers Therapeutic Recreation and Adaptive Sports programming.
What you can do
- Make sure parents are involved in planning for trips and functions.
- Volunteers need to be aware of dietary and processing issues.
- Supervision around any new eating situations needs to be arranged.