Treating patients on the autism spectrum

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Thank you to Australian Dental Association for this article on treating patients on the autism spectrum.

Kathrine says one of the first thing she asks prior to a medical consultation, especially if the family is going somewhere new, is if they can have a desensitisation appointment. “I can tell you that most parents are anxious about taking their special needs child to a medical appointment, so just be human,” Kathrine says.

As autism month has begun today it is wonderful to see so many industries educating their teams and providing an inclusive space.

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