47 episodes

Brittyn Coleman, MS, RDN/LD, is a distinguished Registered Dietitian and Autism Nutrition Expert, known for her innovative, sensory-friendly feeding approach to nutrition for children on the autism spectrum. As the founder of the Nourishing Autism Collective, and as an autism sibling herself, Brittyn brings both professional expertise and personal understanding to her work. She empowers families with her expert guidance, helping children receive essential nutrients for optimal health and development. Her strategies are tailored to the unique dietary needs and sensory preferences of each child.
Brittyn's influence extends beyond her membership site through her active social media presence and her popular podcast, 'Nourishing Autism'. Her educational content on Instagram, YouTube, and other platforms has established her as a leading voice in autism nutrition, providing valuable resources, practical advice, and a supportive community for parents and professionals.

Nourishing Autism Brittyn Coleman

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 88 Ratings

Brittyn Coleman, MS, RDN/LD, is a distinguished Registered Dietitian and Autism Nutrition Expert, known for her innovative, sensory-friendly feeding approach to nutrition for children on the autism spectrum. As the founder of the Nourishing Autism Collective, and as an autism sibling herself, Brittyn brings both professional expertise and personal understanding to her work. She empowers families with her expert guidance, helping children receive essential nutrients for optimal health and development. Her strategies are tailored to the unique dietary needs and sensory preferences of each child.
Brittyn's influence extends beyond her membership site through her active social media presence and her popular podcast, 'Nourishing Autism'. Her educational content on Instagram, YouTube, and other platforms has established her as a leading voice in autism nutrition, providing valuable resources, practical advice, and a supportive community for parents and professionals.

    Why You Should Run Labs for Your Autistic Child

    Why You Should Run Labs for Your Autistic Child

    In today's episode, Brittyn covers why running nutritional labs could be a great tool to uncover more about your child's health to help them feel their best and detect any underlying nutritional deficiencies, gut imbalances, or food sensitivities. She also touches on which labs your pediatrician could order versus which you may need to order separately. 
    Brittyn is also hosting a Labs Workshop inside of her membership, the Nourishing Autism Collective on March 14! You can join and RSVP at https://www.nourishingautism.co.

    • 16 min
    Navigating Parenthood with a Child on the Autism Spectrum with Rob Gorski, The Autism Dad

    Navigating Parenthood with a Child on the Autism Spectrum with Rob Gorski, The Autism Dad

    In this episode, we welcome Rob Gorski, Founder of the Autism Dad, who shares his experiences of raising three autistic children. Rob offers an unfiltered view into the challenges and victories encountered in autism parenting that offers parents with a sense of solidarity and practical insights. His stories resonate deeply with those on a similar journey, making this a crucial listen for parents seeking understanding and guidance.
    Rob dives into the nuances of managing daily life with autistic children, discussing topics like picky eating, sensory sensitivities, and the importance of parental self-care. His approach to these topics is both relatable and pragmatic, offering valuable tips and strategies. This episode is a must-listen for anyone looking for real-world advice and the reassurance that they are not alone in their autism parenting experience.
    Resources in this episode: 
    Rob's Links: https://theautismdad.link/ The Autism Dad on Instagram
    The Autism Dad on Facebook

    • 28 min
    3 Reasons Why Nutrition For Autism Really Matters [Season 2 is HERE!]

    3 Reasons Why Nutrition For Autism Really Matters [Season 2 is HERE!]

    Grab your FREE guide here: 6 Things to Know About Nutrition After an Autism Diagnosis
    In this highly anticipated second season of the Nourishing Autism Podcast, Brittyn dives deep into the essential role of nutrition for autism.  Brittyn explores the intricate link between nutrition and autism, emphasizing the significant impact diet has on gut health and, consequently, on neurological function. The discussion sheds light on common challenges like limited diets and sensory processing disorders, providing parents with the understanding and tools to navigate these hurdles. By focusing on the importance of specific nutrients and a sensory-oriented approach to eating, this episode is a must-listen for any parent seeking to enhance their child's dietary habits, ensuring they receive the essential nutrients for optimal health and development.
    Other links:
    Join the Nourishing Autism Collective to start getting nutrition support today!
    Follow @AutismDietitian on Instagram

    • 17 min
    Why Your Child Might Not Recognize Hunger or Fullness Cues

    Why Your Child Might Not Recognize Hunger or Fullness Cues

    In this episode, Brittyn discusses the common issue of children on the autism spectrum not recognizing their hunger and fullness cues. She introduces the concept of interoception, which is the ability to recognize what's happening in the body, and how many children with autism struggle with this.
    Brittyn provideds practical strategies for parents, including ensuring meals contain filling nutrients like protein and fat and establishing a consistent eating schedule to help children maintain stable blood sugar levels. She also introduces her new membership community, the Nourishing Autism Collective, designed to support parents of children with autism in their nutritional journey.
    Resources:
    Join the Nourishing Autism Collective today and get up to $250 worth of bonuses added to your account. Join by November 17 to 

    • 12 min
    Should You Sneak Food or Supplements in Your Child's Food?

    Should You Sneak Food or Supplements in Your Child's Food?

    The Nourishing Autism Podcast is BACK! It feels soooo good to be back after taking a "quick" break after becoming a mom last November! 
    If you have ever had the urge to sneak a food or supplement into one of your child's foods, you are not alone! Unfortunately, this approach often backfires as it can cause kids to lose trust in you and in food, which in turn can make selective eating even more difficult. We talked about the pros & cons, what to do if you're currently doing this, and my recommended approach instead. 
    I also hinted at an exciting launch coming soon 👀 - DM me the word WAITLIST on IG and I’ll send you the link to sign up!!
     
    IN THIS EPISODE Why it’s a good idea to proceed with caution when deciding if you’re going to sneak supplements and food into a child's diet
    The importance of trust in food and the caregiver in picky eating success
    What the syringe method is and why you should consider it
    How to download my free 10-page Getting Started Guide and join the waitlist for my upcoming launch!
     
    LINKS Join the waitlist for my upcoming resource
    Oral feeding syringe by Haakaa on Amazon
    View my Instagram post on the Syringe Method
    Follow @AutismDietitian on Instagram

    • 15 min
    How to Get Started (+ Taking a Quick Break!)

    How to Get Started (+ Taking a Quick Break!)

    Brittyn gets ready to head out on maternity leave but is sharing her top resources for getting started with nutrition for autism to prevent overwhelm and take one step at a time. If you’re trying to break down diet, picky eating, nutrition supplements, and lifestyle changes and don’t know where to get started - she has the recommendations for you!
    IN THIS EPISODE Brittyn gets ready for maternity leave but shares all of the resources you can still access NOW!
    The top resource for getting started with nutrition for autism and a special discount code
    A loving reminder that you don’t have to be perfect!
     
    LINKS Join the Autism Nutrition Library
    Get on the waitlist for my online courses
    Follow @AutismDietitian on Instagram
     

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
88 Ratings

88 Ratings

sowergirlJB ,

5 stars from RD mom with child on the spectrum

Thank you for your good work, Brittyn!

Cmvnau ,

Actual help for ASD parents

As an ASD parent I’m often overwhelmed. The knowledge shared really helps me feel a bit more in control and offers options to try. I also feel less alone in listening to her talk about other families facing these same struggles.

natb44 ,

Must listen for parents!

Love these quick, bite sized pieces of information! As a parent of an ASD kiddo, overwhelm is all too common. Love how Brittyn breaks down the information and how she makes it attainable. We are so thankful for all the information she shares and we also love her Autism Nutrition Library!

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