2021-2022 POLICY BRIEFS

UTILIZING VIDEO-BASED ORAL HEALTH INSTRUCTION 
DELIVERY WITHIN FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS

Christina Shih & Stephanie Shimizu (Pediatric Dentistry)

SRJ-8 SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY INSURANCE: DISABLED ADULT 
CHILD BENEFIT AFTER MARRIAGE

Allison Cameron Gray (Self-advocate), Peter Hong (Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics,

Kayla Johari (Occupational Therapy) & Jenay Yuen (Public Health)

SB-562 HEALTH CARE COVERAGE AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

Mariah Gonzalez (Physical Therapy), Adrianna Castilla (Physical Therapy), Kelsey Maki (Psychology Fellow),

Sandra Avila (Psychology Fellow), Sabrina Kaschmitter (Psychology Fellow), Ashley Pfohl (Special Education)

REDUCING CHILDHOOD DENTAL CARIES THROUGH DENTAL HOMES

Carla Alvarez & Annie Tsuchiyama (Pediatric Dentistry)

REUTHORIZING THE NEWBORN SCREENING ACT: A POLICY BRIEF

Amanda Allen (Nutrition), Timothy Bernstrom (SLP), Michelle Joaquin (Psychology), Theodore Mitchell (Nutrition)

& Rhea Wagle (Psychology)

PURSUING EQUITY IN MENTAL HEALTH

Breanna Garcia (Psychology), Stephanie Gharehptian (Occupational Therapy),

Margaret Goodfellow (Occupational Therapy), Sophie Lipman (Occupational Therapy), Brianna Marecki (Psychology) &

Gabrielle Ready (Nutrition)

LACK OF ORAL HEALTH CARE AND INFANT CHILD ORAL HEALTH
EDUCATION IN PRENATAL CARE FOR EXPECTANT MOTHERS

Ami Gadhia & Tiffany Chi Lok Chan (Pediatric Dentistry)

INCREASING ACCESS TO AUTISM SPECTRUM EVALUATIONS THROUGH 
THE REGIONAL CENTER

Armida Ochoa (Family Support), Abigail Ristow (SLP), Adriana Aguilar (Family Support),

Karen Camero (Pediatrics), Julia Haruno (Pediatrics) & Sonia Packer (Public Health)