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Behavioral Approaches to Preparing Children for Medical, Dental and Personal Care Appointments

By Allen, Keith D.


This online video discusses behavioral approaches to preparing children for health care appointments. Various strategies are outlined, such as modeling (in person and video) of individual tolerating procedures, distraction techniques, providing reinforcers for appropriate behaviors, and gradual exposure to instruments.

The Autism Center of Excellence at Western Michigan University is an autism research, services, and assessment centre. The centre's website offers free online videos addressing topics in applied behavioral analysis and behavioral pediatrics.

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This online video is in English


Western Michigan University Autism Center of Excellence
Michigan, United States

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