The Arc of Larimer County has made a video with tips and tricks to support children with disabilities while wearing a face mask. Our special thanks to Autism Home Support Services for partnering with us on this video.
What we cover:
- How to take the pressure off the ears by sewing buttons on a hat to hook the elastic onto instead
- How to switch out elastic on masks to a more comfortable alternative
- How to add a pipe cleaner to a mask create a nose clip for a better fitting mask
- Some tips and tricks to make wearing a mask easier for a child
Please remember – never force someone with a disability to wear a mask. If someone with a disability you’re supporting is struggling to wear a mask, please contact a medical professional.