1. Seek professional help from a medical provider, behavior analyst or psychologist familiar with pica.
2. Collect some information if you believe your child might have pica
3. What do we know about the cause of pica?
4. What do we know about the successful treatment of pica?
The Autism Speaks ATN/AIR-P Pica Tool Kits for Parents and for Professional are products of on-going activities of the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network, a funded program of Autism Speaks. It is supported in part by cooperative agreement UA3 MC 11054, Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P Network) from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (Combating Autism Act of 2006, as amended by the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2011), Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Service to the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Source : Autism Speaks , 30th May 2014