There was a time when I thought this kid would NEVER, EVER, get a haircut.
Today, we busted this one out in 5-10 minutes with NO SCREAMING! 😱
I’ve already posted about haircut progress in the past, so I’ll spare you all the desensitization details.
Moms and Dads: hang in there if you are dealing with this or other sensory sensitivities, potty training, etc. It will get better.
If you think you are moving slow and taking baby steps, move even SLOWER and take smaller steps. It will be worth the time spent.
Side note: his incentive today was canned green beans 🤷🏼♀️ he wants what he wants! And when I tried to give him a new brand with no salt added, he smelled them and requested “different green beans”. Can’t sneak anything past this stud! 🤣
Also pictured below- our white board where we keep track of stars earned during the haircut and my version of a cup of green beans. 🙌🏻
Also side note: he does NOT stop moving 🌪 but was so happy, I needed to capture it 📸 .
As goes with autism, attempting this cut the night before school pictures could have gone VERY differently!! .
Today was a good day 💙