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We had a break through with DS!

(12 Posts)
Alambil Wed 27-Jul-11 22:03:47

He's nearly 9 and quite severely dyspraxic....

He has finally mastered the art of showering himself - INCLUDING washing his own hair!!

I am so impressed. I was beginning to think I'd still be sorting him out as a teenager, but he's finally learned to cope with washing himself and washing his own hair (thus getting soap / water in his face)

BialystockandBloom Wed 27-Jul-11 22:05:25

Well done master lewisfan! smile

Claw3 Wed 27-Jul-11 22:19:11

Well done, thats brilliant smile

I was just thinking about sharing our major break through too, ds probably dyspraxic, ASD, hypermobility in all his joints and 7 years old has taught himself to skip yesterday!! (he cant shower himself yet though)

Must be the 6 week holidays grin

coff33pot Wed 27-Jul-11 23:22:25

Well done! great stuff! grin

nadia77 Wed 27-Jul-11 23:35:51

great news! welldone

streakybacon Thu 28-Jul-11 07:02:37

Crikey, that's brilliant! A huge leap forward for young Lewis.

Ds (12) broke his showering world record yesterday at 55 minutes. You wouldn't believe the steam grin.

signandsmile Thu 28-Jul-11 10:22:13

that's brill! well done grin

EllenJaneisnotmyname Thu 28-Jul-11 10:39:37

We have just stuck with a bath, with lots of bubbles so he just has to do the hair washing. We have an over the bath shower. I can see the bathroom getting very, very wet once he progresses to a shower!

So, well done! Big step forward and your DS can maintain a bit of privacy. smile

5inthebed Thu 28-Jul-11 10:43:57

Excellent! Well done to him.

wasuup3000 Thu 28-Jul-11 10:46:45

Brilliant!

auntevil Thu 28-Jul-11 11:16:14

I love light at the end of the tunnel stories. It makes me feel that there is hope that i won't be still showering my DS when he's an adult! grin

Alambil Thu 28-Jul-11 12:40:16

This was in my mums posh shower cubicle so damage limitation was easy grin

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