How do you encourage a child with autism to lose weight?

The male child is 10 years old and very over weight. He is moderately autistic and mentally handicapped. He is much like a 4 year old. He has always craved carbs. Sometimes he eats compulsively. He has a bad leg and is tired in the afternoon. He is hard to control his eating habits and get him more active. His medication does not help.
By Palmettos 9 years ago :: Parenting
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