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Glasses (keeping on)

Do you have any tricks of the trade for keeping glasses on a tactile-defensive four-year-old?

Some kids with CdLS just will not wear glasses. About 50% have a behavior characterized by extreme aversion to facial manipulations. But here are some tips:

  1. Cable wrap around temples
  2. Band around the back of the head
  3. Mitts on hands
  4. Water wings inflated on elbows

Make sure they fit and prescriptions are correct!

AL/TK 7-13-10



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