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1. Words Matter

Language guidelines developed by mental health experts that ensure all people with disabilities are portrayed with individuality and dignity - from the Special Olympics website. http://www.specialolympics.org/Special+Olympics+Public+Website/English/About_Us/Language_Guide/default.htm

2. Endocarditis

Cardiac conditions associated with Endocarditis. In: Little JW. Dental management of the medically compromised patient . 6th ed. St. Louis: Mosby; 2002:52-63.

3. Infective Endocarditis

Infective Endocarditis. In: Little JW. Dental management of the medically compromised patient . 6th ed. St. Louis: Mosby; 2002:21-51.

5. Spina Bifida

Lutkenhoff, M. (Ed.). (1999). Children with spina bifida: a parents’ guide . Bethesda, MD: Woodbine. http://www.woodbinehouse.com/

Lutkenhoff, M. & Oppenheimer, S. (1997). SPINAbilities: a young persons’ guide to spina bifida . Bethesda, MD: Woodbine. http://www.woodbinehouse.com/

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). (2001). NINDS spina bifida information page. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/spina_bifida/spina_bifida.htm

Sandler, A. (1977).Living with spina bifida: a guide for families and professionals . Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. http://uncpress.unc.edu

Spina Bifida Association of America. (n.d.) Facts about spina bifida. Washington, DC. http://www.sbaa.org/html/sbaa_facts.html

6. Spina Bifida: Latex Allergy

myDr. http://www.mydr.com.au/default.asp?Article=3185

7. Latex Allergy

Spina Bifida Association of America. http://www.sbaa.org/site/c.gpILKXOEJqG/b.2021435/k.A91F/Latex_Information.htm

8. Diabetes Mellitus

Little, JW, Falace DA. Dental management of the medically compromised patient . 4th ed. St Louis, MO: Mosby Year Book, Inc.; 1993:341-360.

Skoczylas W, Terezhalmy GT, Langlais RP, Glass BJ. Dental management of the medically compromised patient. Compend Contin Educ Dent . 1988; 9(5): 390, 392, 398-9.

Olefsky JM. Diabetes mellitus. In: Wyngaarden JB, Smith LH, eds. Cecil Textbook of Medicine . 17th ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 1985

Ekoe JM. Recent trends in prevalence and incidence of Diabetes mellitus syndrome in the world. Diabetes Res Clin Pract . 1986; 1:249-264

Foster DW. Diabetes mellitus. In: Wilson JD et al, eds. Harrison’s principles of internal medicine . 12th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 1991:1739-1759

9. Children with Cerebral Palsy

Keesee, P.D., et al. Your very young child with cerebral palsy – an interdisciplinary approach . (Center for Disabilities and Development, 1991)

Mecham, M.J. Cerebral Palsy, 2nd ed. (Pro-Ed, 1996)

Miller, M. and S. Bachrach. Cerebral Palsy – a complete guide for caregiving . (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995)

10. Cerebral Palsy

11. Epilepsy

Neurological disorders. In: Little JW. Dental magement of the medically compromised patient . 6th ed. St. Louis: Mosby; 2002:417-423

12. Autism

Klein, U, Nowak, AJ. Autistic disorder: a review for the pediatric dentist. Pediatr Dent .1998;20:5(3),12-317 http://aapd.org/searcharticles/current.asp?PUBLICATION_ID=38

Autism Research Institute. https://www.autismwebsite.com/ari/index.htm

Autism Society of America. http://www.autismsociety.org/

American Psychiatric Association. http://www.psych.org/

13. Down Syndrome

Meyle J, Gonzales JR. Influences of systemic diseases on periodontitis in children and adolescents. Periodontol 2000; 2001;26:92-112

Gabre P, Martinsson T, Gahnberg L. Longitudinal study of dental caries, tooth mortality and interproximal bone loss in adults with intellectual disability. Eur J Oral Sci . 2001; 109(1):20-6

Cohen MM Sr. Chromosomal disorders . Dental Clinic of North America . 1975;19(1):87-111

Sznajder N, Carraro JJ, Otero E, Carranza FA Jr. Clinical periodontal findings in trisomy 21 (mongolism). J Periodontal Res . 1968;3(1):1-5

Amano A, Kishima T, Kimura S, et al. Periodontopathic bacteria in children with Down syndrome. J Periodontol . 2000;71(2):249-55

Cichon P, Crawford L, Grimm WD. Early-onset periodontitis associated with Down’s syndrome-clinical interventional study. Ann Periodontol . 1998;3(1):370-80

14. Asthma

Zhu, J, Hidalgo HA, Holmgreen, WS, Redding, SW, Hu J, Henry RJ. Dental management of children with asthma. Pediatr Dent . 1996;18:363-70. http://aapd.org/

15. Asthma in Teens and Adults

Zhu, J, Hidalgo HA, Holmgreen, WS, Redding, SW, Hu J, Henry RJ. Dental management of children with asthma. Pediatr Dent . 1996;18:363-70. http://aapd.org/

16. ADHD

17. Mental Retardation

American Association on Mental Retardation. Mental retardation: definition, classification, and systems of supports . 10th ed. Washington, D.C.: American Association on Mental Retardation; 2002

Baker B, Brightman A, Blacher J et al. Steps to independence: teaching everyday skills to children with special needs . 4th ed. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes. http://www.brookespublishing.com

Kaufman S. Retarded isn’t stupid, Mom! (Rev. ed.). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes. http://www.brookespublishing.com

Trainer M. Differences in common: straight talk on mental retardation, Down syndrome, and life . Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House; 1991. http://www.woodbinehouse.com/

18. Organ Transplantation

Organ transplantation. In: Little JW. Dental management of the medically compromised patient . 6th ed. St. Louis: Mosby; 2002:501-525.

19. Lissencephaly

The Lissencephaly Network. http://www.lissencephaly.org

National Library of Medicine. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/jablonski/syndromes/syndrome456.html

Yale-New Haven Medical Center. http://info.med.yale.edu/chldstdy/plomdevelop/development/february.html

20. Bipolar Disorder

21. Depression

22. Thalassemia

24. von Willebrands