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COURSE #24 | Autism Caregiver Training – For Dentists

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Thursday

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Speaker: Barbara Lebo, MBA, BComm, CAAP, NIB
Time: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Where: DeVos Place
Fee: $159/DDS
Seating Limit: 100
Target Audience: Dentists Only
AGD Code: 750

Learn what autism is, how it impacts the patient, the family, and your role as a health care provider autism care specialist. Understand how challenges with sensory issues, communication, and behavior result in deficits in self-care for the individual with autism. These deficits result in manifestations in dental care far more than the general population. Understand how you can make your practice “autism friendly” and “sensory friendly” to be able to service the autism community and their families.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand sensory issues and adaptive environments.
  • Help deal with challenging behaviors and overcome communication barriers when dealing with people with autism.
  • Learn how “video modeling” can be used successfully with autism.

Co-sponsored by MDA Insurance and MDA Services.

Registration Linkhttps://ebusiness.ada.org/login/loginpo3.aspx?returnURL=/meetings/MeetingPo3.aspx?ID=74268&PO3ORGAPICODE=MI000D5A765D7A6

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