“Tom goes to the Dentist” – A Social Story for Children with Autism
Editor’s Note: February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Here is an excellent resource to help your students with Autism learn about the Dentist.
Source: Dental Health IE
Some people with autism find it helpful to prepare for their visit to the dentist. “Tom goes to the dentist” is an example of a Social Story that can be used and adapted to help children with autism prepare for a dental visit.
“Tom goes to the dentist”, based on the work of Dr Siobhan Doherty Principal Dental Surgeon, HSE, Dublin South West- Kildare West Wicklow Service Area, was developed by Dr Maura Haran, Senior Dental Surgeon – Special Needs and Breda McCarthy Senior Dental Nurse, Waterford Community Services.
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