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Tips and Tricks – Children with Disabilities and Face Masks

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.

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