Credits and Copyright
Special Care: Site Credits and Copyright

Credits and Copyright

Cite as: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center. 2018. Special Care: An Oral Health Professional’s Guide to Serving Young Children with Special Health Care Needs (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center.

The curriculum was prepared by Ruth Barzel and Katrina Holt of the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) at Georgetown University.

This publication was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under award #U44MC30806 for the National Maternal and Child Center for Oral Health Systems Integration and Improvement in the amount of $4,000,000 over 4 years with no funding from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official policy of HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. government, nor should any endorsements be inferred.

Sincere appreciation is due to the following parents and professionals who contributed to and reviewed the second edition of the Special Care curriculum.

Jay Balzer, D.M.D., M.P.H.
Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors

Linda Boyd, R.D.H., R.D., Ed.D.
Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene

Beverly Isman, R.D.H., M.P.H., E.L.S.
Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors

Diane Flanagan, R.D.H.
Children’s Health Alliance

Kathy Geurink, R.D.H., M.A.
Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors

Lisa Mallonee, M.P.H., R.D., L.D.
Caruth School of Dental Hygiene
Texas A&M University

Sandra Osborne, R.D.H., M.S.
Department of Dental Hygiene
Howard University College of Dentistry

Dawn Smith, B.S.D.H., R.D.H., M.S.
Department of Dental Hygiene
Howard University College of Dentistry

Cynthia Stegman, Ed.D., R.D.H., R.D., LD, CDE, FAND
Dental Hygiene Department
University of Cincinnati

Sheryl Syme, R.D.H., M.S.
Division of Dental Hygiene
University of Maryland School of Dentistry

George Thomas, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Howard University College of Dentistry

Norman Tinanoff, D.D.S.
Division of Pediatric Dentistry
University of Maryland School of Dentistry

Pam Vodicka, M.S., R.D.
Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Curriculum content for the first edition was prepared by Ruth Barzel and Katrina Holt, OHRC at Georgetown University, with assistance from Beverly Isman, independent consultant. Content was adapted from the Planning Guide for Dental Professionals Serving Children with Special Health Care Needs, prepared by Beverly Isman and Renee Nolte Newton, independent consultants, with assistance from Cary Bujold and Marion Taylor Baer of the University of Southern California, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.

Copyright

Special Care: An Oral Health Professional’s Guide to Serving Young Children with Special Health Care Needs (2nd ed.). © 2018 by National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University

Permission is given to save and print this publication and to forward it, in its entirety, to others. Requests for permission to use all or part of the information contained in this publication in other ways should be sent to:

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Georgetown University
Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272
(202) 784-9771
E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu
Website: http://www.mchoralhealth.org