April is National Autism Month, and special guest author Karen Raposa, RDH, MBA, shares five hidden secrets we all need know for our patients with autism. Click here to view her five power point slides.
An anonymous author who has autism wrote the “greeting” on the first two slides, and the remaining slides are need-to-know tips for treating patients with autism. Karen frequently speaks about autism and oral care and looks forward to meeting RDH eVillage readers at the following seminars/conventions.
Her course title is, "Bridging the Gap: Tips for Treating a Patient with Autism." Upcoming presentations include:
• Friday, April 16th, 10:15 - 1:15PM at Holiday Inn Select-Kroger Center in Richmond, Va. Contact: Sheila Sheats at [email protected]
• Saturday, April 24th, 9AM - 1 PM at Illinois Central College, East Peoria Campus in Peroia, Illinois. Contact: Rita Demask at [email protected]; phone: 309-369-3586
The course will also be presented at the ADHA Annual Session and RDH Under One Roof.
Karen A. Raposa, RDH, MBA, is currently Senior Manager of Professional Relations at Colgate-Palmolive. Karen has spent the last several years of her career lecturing to dental professionals on an international level and writing several journal articles on a variety of topics. In addition, her work has recently been published as a full chapter in both Dr. Esther Wilkins’ textbook titled “Clinical Practice for the Dental Hygienist,” as well as the North American Dental Clinics “The Special Care Patient” publication. Karen has held several varied positions during her career in dental hygiene that include private practice, business management, professional relations, marketing, and sales.