Health Activist Parents: Do you know about Pica?

When raising awareness for health conditions, as a Health Activist parent, it’s always a good idea to familiarize yourself with what other parents in the advocacy word are doing. In this post, you’ll learn about a common eating disorder among children with special needs and see how parents can confront this issue to help their children. The condition Pica is akin to other manifestations of anxiety disorders but can be addressed with the right care and therapy.


Read all about Pica here in an a guest post by Ryan Rivera: “Pica: A Common Eating Disorder in Those with Special Needs”


Thanks to Marla of Special and Determined for bringing this issue to the attention of the community!


  • Dr. Michael Berry

    Thanks for the link that you provided Amanda. Got some useful info. I think Pica is a disease not many of us are aware of. And a blog or awareness like this would definitely help a number of parents whose children have had a child with such a disorder. Thanks again.

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