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Make Your Own Pocket Sized Fidgets

Make your own Pocket Fidgets   The break from routine towards the end of term and during the holidays is a difficult time for many; additional coping strategies are often...
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The Adventures of Jamie – My Autism

  Hi, I'm Jamie and I'm Autistic.   Autism is different for everyone.   My Autism is classed as High Functioning.   I am very intelligent and I didn't have...
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Chewigem Hack – Using a Chube to wean from a dummy

  We are regularly asked for help and advice about weaning from a dummy.  This can be either sucking or chewing a dummy.   We have had great success with...
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Understanding Why Your Child Chews

  The main reason most children chew is related to their sensory processing system, it's very common for autistic children have sensory processing disorder (and experience difficulties with their sensory...
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10 Things You Don’t Want Your Sensory Child To Chew

10 Things You Don't Want Your Sensory Child To Chew If you are reading this blog you probably have a child with the need to chew?   They may be...
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The Adventures of Jamie – How dogs help me

  I have two dogs.   Roxy, the older one is very gentle but very nervous.   Star is lovely, but also crazy and may or may not be a...
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Back to School Tips for Children with Additional Needs

  Starting School, Nursery or going back after the holidays can be hard for any child but it may be more difficult for a child with additional needs.   Our...
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Fed Up Finding Your Kids Chewing Their Clothes?

If you are anything like me then finding your kids chewing their shirts is a daily challenge. So here are a few things we do at our house to help...  ...
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Embracing Chewing Can Have a Positive Impact

How embracing chewing can have a positive impact!   My name is Lorraine, I’m 34 years old and I’m married with two children. My youngest child is Joe; he is 10 and...
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The Benefits of Chewing

The Benefits of Chewing   Chewing can be inappropriate and sometimes dangerous but we have brought together some safe tips for oral sensory seekers.   Firstly lets talk about some...