Independence in dressing will typically take a child four years. Learning to undress usually happens first. Children with developmental disorders such as intellectual impairment or Autism Spectrum Disorder are likely to face difficulties with dressing.

Becoming independent in dressing will usually take a typical child four years of practice. Learning to undress usually comes about before learning to dress. Children with developmental disorders such as intellectual impairment or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are likely to face difficulties with dressing.

Factsheets includes strategies to support your child, typical developmental stages in learning dressing and how an Occupational therapist can support with the development.

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