What to Do about Smearing: A Practical Guide for Parents and Caregivers of People with Autism, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities

Informing parents and caregivers of the many causes of smearing, this supportive guidebook also includes down-to-earth advice, helpful picture narratives, examples of how to prepare and use diary sheets for behavior analysis, and practical exercises that can be carried out at home. There is also advice on what to do if a child ingests faeces, and dealing with persistent or recurring smearing. It features the voices of parents who have experience with their child’s smearing allowing families to feel supported and confident.

© 2017 Kate E. Reynolds
Audience: Parent