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2017 Annual Session Conference

AS17B41A - Autism Update: Understanding Special Needs Patients


Apr 24, 2017 1:15pm ‐ Apr 24, 2017 1:45pm


Description

This presentation will focus on the most up-to-date information about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The participant will leave the presentation with a better understanding of he etiology, the epidemiology, and the personality traits of the ASD patient that makes treatment more challenging. Through this lecture it is hoped that a better understanding of ASD individuals will lead to a better orthodontic experience for the patient, the doctor and the staff.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define etiology and epidemiology of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Develop a better assessment of personality traits of ASD orthodontic patients that will enhance communication.
  • Institute ideas to improve treatment outcomes and enhance the patient/parent/doctor experience.

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