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Sensory adaptations to improve physiological, behavioral distress during dental visits in autistic children

JAMA Network Open

2023-06-02
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About The Study: In this randomized crossover trial of autistic children, using a sensory-adapted dental environment was safe and efficacious in decreasing physiological and behavioral distress during dental care. This is important because enhancing oral care is critical for autistic children; this intervention may also be beneficial for populations beyond autism. 

Authors: Leah I. Stein Duker, Ph.D., O.T.R./L., of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, is the corresponding author. 

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.16346)

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