Washing & Styling Hair Communication Fan
The activity of washing hair and styling hair can be upsetting and confusing for those who do not understand what is happening to them or why.
Sensory input of unfamiliar sounds, vibration, temperatures etc can be difficult to cope with.
This fan shows visual steps of the process to help with supportive work carried out prior to the activity or during the experience.
More information below.
Washing hair and styling hair can be upsetting and confusing for those who do not understand what is happening to them or why, or who dislike the sudden influx of sensory input of noisy or vibrating equipment etc. This communication fan helps prepare individuals for the experience, prior to, or support during the activity.
It shows visual steps of the process to help explain the sequences of events and can help empower individuals to make choices or help promote independence.
Flip over and personalise the blanks on the reverse using a drywipe pen or similar with your own text, drawings etc.
Communication Fans can be suitable for those who are non-verbal or have difficulties identifying and expressing needs, particularly Autism or those with neurological difficulties. Ideal for health care, social care or education staff to have on hand in service provision areas to aid communication with those who have barriers to speech or understanding.
We offer a range of Communication Fans which are quick, simple and effective communication tools with each one addressing a different need.