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Dental Care for Individuals with Autism

Dental Care for Individuals with Autism

Oral health care is the most prevalent unmet health care need among children with and without special needs (Newacheck et al., 2000; Yu et al., 2002). Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation enabled SARRC to develop Dental Information Guides and Trainings for families of individuals with autism, autism service providers, and dental professionals to expand oral healthcare for those on the spectrum in dental offices and at home.

The resource guides and dental trainings were developed with input from a commissioned dental committee made up of parents, SARRC clinicians and representatives from the professional dental community.

Dental Guides:

Dental Guide for Families and Caregivers
Dental Guide for Autism Providers
Dental Guide for Dental Professionals

Cuidado Dental para Personas con Autismo:

Guía de Información para Familias y Cuidadores
Guía de Información para Proveedores de Servicios
Guía de Información para Profesionales Dentales

Dental Training for Parents
Dental Training for Autism Providers and Dental Professionals