|Session date:||Wednesday, October 10, 2012|
|Starting time:||1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)|
|Description:||Oral Health access is a problem for many populations, but for people with disabilities, challenges are significant. The webinar will feature presentations that look at the overarching and immediate issues people with disabilities face when trying to access care. The panel will include a discussion of the Affordable Care Act and other federal/state efforts and offer viable strategies that can be funded in the immediate future to provide this necessary healthcare.Moderator: Barbara Sieck Taylor Executive Director, Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania
Dr. Steven Perlman, President of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry
Mary Anderson Hartley, Manager, ACHIEVA’s Disability Healthcare Initiative
Lynne O’Hara, Executive Director, Special Hope Foundation
Kristy Trautman, Executive Director, FISA Foundation
This webinar is free and open to the public, and would be of special interest to funders as well as dental professionals, people with disabilities and their families, safety net providers, and advocates. Register online.
Upcoming Webinar: Pulling Teeth: Working to Change Access to Dental Care for America’s Most Vulnerable
Bibby Library recently purchased the new book Treating the Dental Patient with a Developmental Disorder. If you are affiliated with the University of Rochester, you may borrow the book for two weeks.
Edited by Karen Raposa and Steven Perlman, the book contains the following chapters, authored by experts in the field.
- Overview of developmental disorders / H. Barry Waldman and Steven P. Perlman
- Patient/personal information interview / Maureen Munnelly Romer
- Medical/developmental review & interview / Martha Ann Keels
- Treatment considerations / Ray A. Lyons
- Alternative Behavioral Support Strategies / Clive Friedman
- Aging Population Supports / Paul Farsai and Joseph Calabrese
- Overall health / Matthew Holder and Henry Hood
- Treatment accommodations / Debra Cinotti
- The exam/hygiene appointment / Karen A. Raposa and Ann-Marie C. DePalma
- Preventing oral health problems / Paul Glassman and Christine E. Miller
- Restorative appointments / Federico Garcia-Godoy and Cristina Garcia-Godoy
- Office sedation / Matthew Cooke
- Hospital dentistry/general anesthesia / Allen Wong
- Practice management tips / David Albert Tesini
- Improving oral health through community-based interventions / Paul Glassman
- Long-term impact / Jo Ann Simons
- International perspective / Luc A.M. Marks.
OPWDD-NYS Task Force on Special Needs Dentistry
Invites you to a Statewide Video-conference on
A discussion on options for financing of dental care for Persons with Developmental Disabilities in NYS
OPWDD Acting Deputy Commissioner Division of Person Centered Supports
Your experience and input is vital and valued!
To facilitate a constructive discussion we request that you submit questions in advance to GGoldstein@EmblemHealth.com
September 12, 2012 • 6:00 to 8:00 PM
To see a list of locations statewide and to make reservations
Go To:http://www3.opwdd.ny.gov/wp/wp_catalogz2416.jspto register for z2416v at location near you.
Walk Now for Autism Speaks
Ever wondered where the Autism Speaks Walk money goes?? Now is your chance to find out. Autism Speaks funds research at 17 sites nationally. One of those sites is right here in Rochester. Come and find out what they do and get inspired to raise money.
2012 Rochester Walk Now for Autism Speaks
Date: Saturday, September 29,. 2012
Location: Monroe Community College
To join the walk, form a team, or for more information, visit the Rochester Walk Now for Autism Speaks website.
Autism Research at the University of Rochester: A Conference for Families
Date: June 9, 9-11:30 AM
Location: Helen Wood Hall (Nursing School) Auditorium
Parking in Saunders Research Building Lot
Panelists will discuss the work they’re doing at the University, at Golisano Children’s Hospital, and with colleagues at other institutions to improve the lives of children with autism and their families. Presentations include: Autism Research Network at University of Rochester, current autism research related to sleep, diet and nutrition, taste and smell, genetics and hyperactivity.
The Conference is sponsored by the Autism Treatment Network and is free.
Attendees can park in the Saunders Research Building lot.
Register at (585) 275-7701 or ATNSTRAT@urmc.rochester.edu
Eastman Dental’s Dr. Wayne Lipschitz interviewed about oral health for persons with developmental disabilities
Read the article For cognitively impaired, care poses a challenge, published by delaware online.
The Southeast Regional Consortium and AUCD Presents the following webinar:
Managing Dental Care for Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Thursday, May 3, 2012
2:00pm EST – 3:00pm EST
For more information and to register go to http://www.aucd.org/template/event.cfm?event_id=3032&id=379&parent=379