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How can I get my 15yrs old autistic son to touch and wash his own hair?

I use a picture schedule for showering, ie; each picture shows which body parts to wash, and when its time to rinse his body. He does not have any problem using the detachable shower head to rinse off. However, he refuses to touch his hair to shampoo and to assist with rinsing out the shampoo.

My son does use a sponge mitt for washing his body, so that is not a big problem. How can I get my son to not only pour the shampoo into his own… read more

posted over 1 year ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Thank you all for your advice and tips.

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