June 16, 2014 | Posted in Tuesdays With Transitions | Be the first one to comment
34% of North Americans have some form of Disability
Twenty (20%) percent of all Americans, which translates to 60 million people, and Fourteen (14%), or 4.4 million, of Canadians have some form of disability that requires special consideration for the dental practice.
The key is to recognize that ninety five (95%) of people who have a disabilities don’t show it ( or it is not visible). Disabilities come in all forms of Visual, Hearing, Learning and Developmental.
Below are some simple tips to help with management and care of patients with disability.
• Speak directly to the client, not to the support person, guide or interpreter.
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