Handwashing is a very important skill for both children and adults. Many parents wonder, “How can I get my child to wash their hands correctly?” or “How can I explain the importance of handwashing to my child?”
The importance of handwashing is sometimes lost on children. Germs include viruses, bacteria and other infectious agents, some of which can make us sick and others which don’t make us sick.
The CDC is a place that tells us how to keep from being sick, and this is how they say to wash our hands:
Some children may need step by step guidance on handwashing. Our team of experienced ABA therapists is able to create an individualized plan for teaching handwashing steps as a part of the ABA program goals. Acuity Behavior Solutions staff can also review additional ways you can help to ensure your child makes improvements through ABA therapy. If you have any questions about starting ABA, please feel free to give us a call at (714) 696-2862