Reducing Face-Touching for Individuals with IDD
Touching your face can transmit bacteria and viruses from surfaces to your skin, eyes, mouth, and nose. Decreasing face-touching behaviors can decrease the spread of germs and prevent the spread of diseases such as the flu, the common cold, and the COVID-19 virus.
For some people, including those with IDD, avoiding face-touching can be challenging. In this course, you will learn multiple Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) techniques for decreasing face-touching behaviors.