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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

Getting Ear Wax Removed

September 2023 | Katie Frank, PhD, OTR/L - Occupational Therapist, Adult Down Syndrome Center

This Getting Ear Wax Removed Visual opens in new window explains what happens when we get our ears cleaned out. This visual can help individuals with Down syndrome know what to expect when going to get ear wax removed. 


Additional visuals and information are available in our Visuals for Medical Appointments resource and Cerumen Impaction (Ear Wax Buildup) article. 

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