Barber's Unique Strategy Helps Autistic Boy Overcome Fear Of Haircuts

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Cierra Bailey
A patient and determined barber refused to give up on an autistic boy who was afraid of getting his haircut and he finally had a breakthrough.

A very patient barber from Wales recently shared the story of how he finally was able to give an autistic client his “first proper haircut” after several months of trying to get him to overcome being afraid.

Barber's Unique Strategy Helps Autistic Boy Overcome Fear Of Haircuts

James Williams, A.K.A “Jim the Trim” posted his triumph on Facebook, describing how he was able to give the boy, Mason, a haircut by lying down on the floor with him.

Barber's Unique Strategy Helps Autistic Boy Overcome Fear Of Haircuts

“So over last few month I have been attempting to find different ways how to cut masons hair,” Williams wrote. “He wouldn't allow me to go near one of his ears he would run away on times if he wasn't up to it.”

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On Nov. 3, Williams finally had a breakthrough with Mason and he allowed him to give him a haircut.

Williams expressed joy in being able to make the parents happy and build Mason’s trust.

To top it off, Williams said when he was finished he asked Mason for a high-five and instead received a hug. 

All together now ... "Awww!" 

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Banner Photo Credit: Facebook/James Williams

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