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Question 5: Long-term Objective E  

Fiscal Year: 2010

New! Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount.5LE. Support three studies of dental health issues for people with ASD by 2015. This should include: o One study on the cost-benefit of providing comprehensive dental services, including routine, non-emergency medical and surgical dental services, denture coverage, and sedation dentistry to adults with ASD as compared to emergency and/or no treatment. IACC Recommended Budget: $900,000 over 3 years. o One study focusing on the provision of accessible, person-centered, equitable, effective, safe, and efficient dental services to people with ASD. IACC Recommended Budget: $900,000 over 3 years. o One study evaluating pre-service and in-service training program to increase skill levels in oral health professionals to benefit people with ASD and promote interdisciplinary practice. IACC Recommended Budget: $900,000 over 3 years.

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Establishing compliance with dental procedures in children with ASD Bishop, Michele Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
An evaluation of brief scheduled breaks to reduce distress in typical and developmentally disabled children undergoing restorative dental treatment Allen, Keith University of Nebraska Medical Center