Dr. Michele Shapiro – Former head of the Snoezelen Field, Beit Issie Shapiro
Prof. Shula Parush – School of Occupational Therapy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Prof. Manfred Green – School of Public Health, University of Haifa
Dr. Dana Roth – Head of the Research and Evaluation Dept., Beit Issie Shapiro
This study examines the short-term effectiveness of Snoezelen intervention amongst children with mid to severe intellectual disability that display non – adaptive behavior .
Dr. Michele Shapiro – Director of Snoezelen (former), Beit Issie Shapiro
Prof. Harold D. Sgan-Cohen DMD MPH – The Hebrew University-Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem
Prof. Shula Parush – School of Occupational Therapy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Prof. Raphael N. Melmed – Israel S. Wechsler Professor Emeritus of Medical Education
The objective of the article is to examine the influence of a sensory adapted dental environment on the behavior and arousal levels of typical children in comparison to children with developmental disability during dental hygiene care.