ERIC Number: EJ532473
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Procedures for Reducing Dental Fear in Children with Autism.
Luscre, Deanna M.; Center, David B.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v26 n5 p547-56 Oct 1996
This study of the outcomes of treatment of three children with autism, to reduce fear of dental examinations, found that the children could be trained through a combined desensitization, symbolic modeling, and reinforcement treatment package to undergo a dental exam in an analog setting, and the training could generalize somewhat to a clinical setting. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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