Dental stories for children with autism.

  title={Dental stories for children with autism.},
  author={Ian William Marion and Travis M. Nelson and Barbara L Sheller and Christy M. McKinney and Joanna Scott},
  journal={Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry},
  volume={36 4},
PURPOSE To investigate caregivers' preference regarding dental stories to prepare children with autism for dental visits. METHODS Caregivers of children with autism were allowed use of dental stories available via different media (paper, tablet computer, computer) and image types (comics or drawings, photographs, video). Caregivers completed pre- and postintervention surveys. Fisher's exact tests were used to determine associations between predictive factors and preferences. RESULTS Forty… CONTINUE READING
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