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Project Title

Project Title

Assessment and Treatment of Disruptive Behavior Maintained by Escape from Dental Procedures

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Sassi, Jess

Description

Description

This study compared two treatments for problem behavior that occurred during practice dental exams. In one treatment, breaks were provided following a period of cooperative behavior; in the second treatment, breaks were provided on a time-based schedule, regardless of cooperative or problem behavior. Results showed that the two treatments were equally effective in reducing problem behavior.

Funder

Funder

The New England Center for Children

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

1143

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2012-2014

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 5: Where Can I Turn For Services?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

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.

Project Link

Project Link

No link available.

Institution

Institution

New England Center for Children

State/Country

State/Country

Massachusetts

Project Number

Project Number

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Private

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Assessment and Treatment of Disruptive Behavior Maintained by Escape from Dental Procedures | 1143 | 2014 |

 
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