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How do you wash your child's hair?

How do you wash your child's hair?

Jacob is 10 and haircuts and hair washing is huge problem. I am trying to find anyway possible to help him feel more comfortable. I have tried to cut his hair at home and he gets so anxious he will start vomiting, I have tried a salon and he shuts down or panics. It's the same situation with washing his hair. He really doesn't like baths or showers and when I try to wash his hair, he cries, panics or shuts down. I have used baby shampoo so it won't hurt his eyes. I bought a… read more

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A MyAutismTeam Member said:

We’ve had a similar issue - 15yo/girl...She takes baths, showers are not an option. We give her bath toys (occasionally, when an extra “tool” is needed… read more

posted 8 months ago
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