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Chewigem Hack – Hand Chewer and Thumb Sucker

  We are often asked for advice on hand chewing and thumb sucking.  Our new Jazz Necklace is the perfect for this.   With the larger hole for the cord it can fit onto hands and thumbs making redirection much easier.   This is a really simple hack and all you need is a Jazz Necklace.   Watch the video below to see how it’s done.    
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Chewigem Hack – Chubes on the end of a pencil & pen

  There are so many ways to use our Chubes and we have already shown you some of them.  The fact that they come in a pack of 4 gives them great value for money.   Because they are so multifunctional … they can even fit on the end of a pen and pencil!   So if you’re looking for something a bit stronger than our Pencil Covers then here’s how to pop them on the end of your pens and pencils.   You will need a pen the size of a bic biro, a HP pencil and a set
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Night Time Chewing

  If you are looking for something safe to chew at night time then here at Chewigem we have 3 options.   Bangles   Bangles can be hand held and used at night.  We have a large selection of bangles that range in texture, colour and strength.  We even have a Glow in the Dark Tread Bangle that will light up in the dark making it easier to find.     Hexichew   The Hexichew is a brilliant hand help fidget and chew.  Making it ideal for night chewing.  Stroking and chewing a Hexichew has even been known to send
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5 Common Concerns About Behaviour Schools

5 common concerns about Behaviour Schools Firstly ‘Behaviour Schools’, ‘Naughty boys/girls Schools’ or ‘Schools for Delinquents’ don’t exist. There are too many acronyms in the world but SEMH really does describe what we do. We support children socially. This has been the barrier to them fitting in at their previous School. For some children this is a difficulty they have because of upbringing and is a skill that can be learned, for others it is something they find impossible because of a learning need and it is something they will never master but can get better at and cope in
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A Journey From Mainstream to Special Education

A journey from Mainstream to Special Educational Needs​​​​​    I’ve worked in both Primary and Secondary Education and for different reasons they weren’t for me. I could have easily have stayed, I’m not a bad teacher and probably would have had a reasonable career. However rather than loving what I was doing, I was frustrated by aspects of the job and the settings I was in, that although deemed as vital, I didn’t see as the most important things. Over time I’ve looked at how I’ve ended up as an Assistant Head, in what my opinion is a fantastic School for children with wide-ranging Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties and realised its more about me, my
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6 Ways to Clean your Chewigem’s

  You’re probably wondering what is the best way to clean Chewigem’s?   This Really is down to personal preference but there are many ways to do this.   Wash in hot soapy water – you can do this with your dishes or the same way you wash your dishes In the top wrack of your dishwasher – but you will need to remove the cord With a mild hand wash – you can wash your Chewigem’s with a mild antibacterial hand wash and water Boil them – you can boil some water and leave your Chewigem’s to soak in
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5 Ways I keep My Chewies Clean

Hello, I am from Safe Chewable Stim Toys and Items on Tumblr and here are my 5 Tips for keeping your Chewies clean. 1. Keeping track of your Chewie Keeping track of your Chewie is the best way to avoid it becoming dirty or getting lost. 2. Clean or rinse your Chewies before and after each use You can clean your Chewies in multiple ways.  The best ways that I have found are: Putting the Chewie in hot water, Cleaning it with dish soap or hypoallergenic/mild hand soap, Or boiling it. 3. Store it somewhere clean After cleaning let your
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Chewigem Hack – Adapting your Chewigem or other Lanyard

  You may have noticed that not all of our products fit onto ours and other lanyards.   As some people prefer a lanyard to our cords we’ve come up with a hack using cell phone charms to adapt your lanyards and use your Chewigems!   You will need a lanyard (we recommend our own obviously lol), your Chewigem and a phone charm.  I bought 10 for 75p here on Amazon.   Here’s my video below.  
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