Farm Eases Haircut Anxiety For Kids On The Spectrum

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[Source: The Fresno Bee via Disability Scoop]

Five-year-old Saya Luna-Triplett used to be terrified to get her hair cut. The drone of voices, buzz of clippers and shearing of scissors in the confined space of a beauty salon were overwhelming and frightening to the girl with autism.

Hairdresser Kelly Muzio had a solution: Make a barber’s chair out of a saddle on a bale of hay, and put it outside on her farm west of Fresno overlooking a pen filled with goats, chickens, ostriches and sheep.

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