Episode Summary

In this video, Dayna Lim discusses the concept of independence, and how to determine if a child on the spectrum is independent enough.

Personal hygiene is of utmost importance and Dayna mentions the differences on helping boys or girls ensure they are able to clean themselves independently before caretakers leave them at their teenage years.

Besides hygiene, travelling by themselves in public transport is also an important independence skill to be acquired. Dayna encourages parents to take every small steps to begin independence training for their child on the spectrum, so they can take bigger strides as they step into adulthood.

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