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158. Navigating Hygiene Struggles; Path to Cleanliness

podcast Nov 09, 2023

In this episode, Shannon focuses on unique challenges and effective strategies for teaching personal hygiene skills to children on the autism spectrum.

Exploring the hurdles faced by children with autism, such as fine motor skill deficits, sensory issues, and more, she provides a comprehensive guide for parents and caregivers.

She discusses the importance of creating daily routines, using visual supports, and providing fading prompts to help children develop independence in essential hygiene tasks.

With practical examples and considerations for privacy and safety, this episode equips parents with valuable tools and expert insights to empower their children's journey toward hygiene independence.

Join Shannon and discover the path to Hygiene Skills and Autism – a fundamental episode for parents navigating this vital aspect of autism parenting.

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