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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Improving Participation in Dental Care and Oral Health Outcomes for Underserved Children with ASD

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Steinberg-Epstein, Robin

Description

Description

RCT to compare the efficacy of the established AIR-P Dental Toolkit to a combined regimen involving the Dental Toolkit and a parent-mediated behavioral intervention.

Funder

Funder

Health Resources and Services Administration

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

428773

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2015-2018

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

University of California, Irvine

State/Country

State/Country

California

Project Number

Project Number

UA3MC11054

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

N/A

 
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