Friday, 24 February 2012

Website of the week:Joan Guthrie Medlen MEd RD


Joan Medlen, a registered dietician, and mother of a young man who has Down syndrome, autism and coeliac disease,  is the author of the highly respected and readable Down Syndrome Nutrition Handbook, popular presenter of workshops on various aspects of food, feeding, and healthy eating to families and to people with disabilities, and health advocate.  Her website provides a range of services, including two blogs, Practical Wisdom and Health Literacy, and hosts the archives of Disability Solutions magazine.

Good food - bad food? is Joan's latest blog post, on more practical and workable alternatives to the concepts of 'good food' and 'bad food' in promoting a healthy, varied diet to people with intellectual disabilities.


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