Dental care protocol based on visual supports for children with autism spectrum disorders

@inproceedings{Cagetti2015DentalCP,
  title={Dental care protocol based on visual supports for
children with autism spectrum disorders},
  author={Maria Grazia Cagetti and Stefano Mastroberardino and Guglielmo Campus and Benedetta Olivari and Raffaella Faggioli and Carlo Lenti and Laura Strohmenger},
  booktitle={Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Subjects with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) have often difficulties to accept dental treatments. The aim of this study is to propose a dental care protocol based on visual supports to facilitate children with ASDs to undergo to oral examination and treatments. MATERIAL AND METHODS 83 children (age range 6-12 years) with a signed consent form were enrolled; intellectual level, verbal fluency and cooperation grade were evaluated. Children were introduced into a four stages path in… CONTINUE READING
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