Help Teach Toothbrushing and Flossing
You want to help your autistic teen or young adult to brush their teeth and learn to floss more independently, but you are feeling overwhelmed with finding strategies that work.
Use this Toothbrushing and Flossing Printable Bundle to help you create a plan and have ready-made teaching resources to help make the teaching process easier.
Learn how to teach toothbrushing and flossing to autistic teens and young adults in a respectful way.
Does this Sound Familiar?
As a parent, you notice your teen has been struggling to brush their teeth. You worry that they won’t learn how to take care of themselves and you worry about what other people will think of them.
As an occupational therapist, you have parents asking you to help their child or teen learn how to brush and floss their teeth, but it is hard to figure out how to teach this skill in a clinic setting. You don’t have a bathroom to work on brushing and flossing teeth in the clinic and you want to respect the teen’s privacy.
You are feeling overwhelmed trying to figure out the best solutions to try to teach them how to brush and floss their teeth.
You have the skilsl of brushing teeth anf flossing teeth broken down for you so you can have an easier time teaching each step or figuring out what steps they are having a hard time learning.
You will save time in your busy day, by having the resource to help your teen learn how to brush and floss their teeth. You won’t have to keep searching the internet to try to figure out solutions.
As an occupational therapist, this ebook will help you feel confident teaching teens and young adults how to brush and floss their teeth by having the steps written down with real-life pictures for you. You can go through the steps with the teen and the parent and have ideas on how to help them learn how to better care for their bodies.
What is included in Toothbrushing and Floosing Toolkit Ebook?
This 35 page printable pack focuses on teaching the skill of brushing teeth and flossing to teens and young adults with autism.
Use real-life pictures of each step of brushing teeth and flossing to teach each step.
A checklist with written steps and real life picture steps of brushing the teeth
A Checklist with written steps and real life picture steps of flossing teeth
A written checklist of brushing teeth steps
A written checklist of flossing teeth steps
A written checklist of using a floss pick to floss teeth
Visual Sequencing Cards with real life pictures and written words for each step of brushing teeth and flossing teeth
Get Specific Tips for brushing teeth and flossing teeth
Progress monitoring data charts for brushing teeth and flossing teeth to help you monitor progress
Digital Teaching Tools to use with Google Slides to learn the steps of brushing teeth
A social narrative about why we brush our teeth to help them understand why we need to brush our teeth
What Parents and Professionals are Saying…
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“I liked the fact that there were visuals on every page and the content was kept simple. It saved me a lot of time, seeing I didn't have to make it myself.”
“This was a great resource to send home with parents to keep in their bathrooms for a visual guide!”
How to Purchase your Copy
The Toothbrushing and Floosing Toolkit is an eBook, or Digital file, which means you are purchasing a PDF copy. That means you can read the book on any computer or mobile device and print off a copy. As a result, this book is best viewed on a computer or mobile device.
Please note that there are no returns or refunds due to the digital nature of these products.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Will this teach them to be completely independent with toothbrushing and flossing skills?
No, I cannot guarantee that this ebook will help your teen or child to be completely independent with these personal hygiene cares, but these can be strategies and resources to help you teach them and to help them reach their highest potential.
Will this make my life easier for teaching personal hygiene skills?
Yes, I do believe this will help the process for teaching personal hygiene cares easier for you with the steps for each skill written out for you. When we have mastered a skill, it can be challenging sometimes to break a skill down into smaller steps when it comes so naturally to us. I have done this process for you, so know you can use these checklists and data collection charts to help you feel confident in teaching all of these personal hygiene care skills.
Can I use these in my clinical practice with patients?
Yes, you can use these task analysis checklists and charts with your patients to help you identify what areas they are having a hard time learning and to help you problem-solve what areas to help teach. You can also use the data tracking charts to help you monitor progress over time and help with goal writing.
Will this save me time in my clinical practice?
Yes, I believe this will save you time planning for treatment sessions by having the steps for the skills written out for you. That way you can go through the steps with the individual you are working with or have parents go through the steps with them at home.
Can I use these charts to help me teach my child personal hygiene cares at home?
Yes! As a parent you can use these task analysis charts to help you break the skill down you are wanting to help teach your child and then identify what areas they are having trouble learning. This will help you figure out how to teach a specific step in the skill.
What is the cost of this electronic eBook?
The Toothbrushing and Flossing Toolkit is all yours for only $7.00!
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