Child and Adolescent mental health services
Fiona works with children and adolescents with a diagnosis of autism spectrum condition. She is sensory trained and able to work closely with families to explore the sensory issues that may make it difficult to eat certain foods, resulting in a limited repertoire of foods.
Being overweight in childhood can be dangerous to an individual’s health. Overweight children and adolescents are more likely to develop future problems as a result of their weight, such as heart disease and diabetes.
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a behavioural disorder that includes symptoms such as inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Side effects of certain ADHD medications can lead to either weight gain or weight loss.