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This barber went above and beyond for boy with autism

November 06, 2015

A barber named James Williams has spent months trying to find ways to cut Jamie Lewis and Denine Davies’ son Mason's hair. Because of sensory overload, haircuts are often difficult and even painful for people with autism. 

Rather than make Mason uncomfortable, Williams finally succeeded: he dropped down to the floor with Mason to finish the cut.

“I’m just glad [I’ve] been a part of the journey to put a smile on [their] faces,” Williams wrote. “Thank you for allowing me to help you guys. #‎barberlove.”

Read more on Buzzfeed.

For more tips on how to get a successful haircut for your child on the autism spectrum, check out our resource guide here.