Advice from Marion Burns, UK Children's Hair Expert.
The haircut and brushing experience can be a truly traumatic experience for all individuals involved. If this is the case for you then read on for some tips which I recommend using when visiting a salon or having your child's hair done in your home.
The autistic spectrum is varied and there are no clear cut solutions but these tips have proved successful in my work with children with Autism.
Anxiety can affect both the mind and the body, and produce a range of symptoms. The psychological and physical symptoms of anxiety are closely linked and so can lead to a vicious cycle that can be difficult to break.