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Sensory- Laundry

The way clothing, towels or bedding are washed can have a big impact on autistic people and our sensory systems. I have favourite scents of washing powder/liquid and I use fabric softener in every load because I can't stand "crunchy"/"crispy" clothes, bedding or towels. It's also going to be a smell you're around all day so it can be unbearable or distracting if it's too strong or wrong/not the norm.


Have a few favourites/safe options when it comes to laundry. That way if you cant get one product at the shop you can get one of the others.

Fabric softener for a more pleasant feel. 

Slowly being introduced to new smells (maybe outside so that the house/space doesn't smell overpoweringly of it).

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