Janice Goldschmidt

Has worked with individuals with IDD for the last decade, and written and presented her work in a range of professional formats.  She received her Master’s degree in Nutrition from the University of Maryland-College Park, where she initially developed her program for development of food preparation skills, Active Engagement.  As Director of Nutrition Services at Community Support Services, Inc. (Gaithersburg, MD), she has continued to build on Active Engagement, which now includes many differing contexts for guiding individuals with IDD and autism to independent cooking skills.  She has also worked on the identification, classification, and treatment of eating disorders for this population.