Teeth Brushing for Children with Intellectual Disabilities


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Teeth Brushing for Children with Intellectual Disabilities
Families with intellectual disabled children often struggle financially with health and dental care. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released a study reporting that middle-class families are struggling in much the same way as lower income families.
The financial effects on children with intellectual disabilities are directly linked to the quality of life of the child. Medical and dental care needs of the intellectually disabled child determine quality of life through availability of education, therapy to the child. Brushing teeth for an intellectually disabled child requires consistency, training and reward.
Susan L. Parish, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the UNC...
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