May 14th PWS Awareness Tip & Fact of the Day by Kylie

Skin-picking is a common problem in people with PWS. Distraction and barriers are the go-to response for lessening the severity of this behavior. To help decrease this behavior, cover the sites, create a barrier to reaching the sites (Triathlon suits, overalls, long sleeves—depending on where the site is), and a distraction for their hands during down times and times of stress. Today is the 14th day of PWS Awareness Month.

Today’s Video: Kylie’s PWS Awareness Month Fact of the Day-

“Happy PWS Awareness Month! My name is Kylie! Some people with PWS love to do crafts, and are very good at them, just like me! 

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