Zoom Autism Magazine Issue 6 - Page 68

“Haircuts have always been a challenge for my autistic son, Morgan. When he was a toddler, I would cut his hair while he slept. The result was him looking a lot like a little sheepdog. As he’s grown older, bribery, movies, and begging have all been employed. He’d advanced to allowing me to cut his hair without a meltdown in the last couple of years. However, I am not a professional. This summer, I decided to surprise him with a trip to the local salon. They have a wifi connection, and I figured it was worth a shot. Morgan was fantastic! He loved that the stylist explained what she was doing, every step of the way. When she was finished cutting \