A common concern reported by parents and teachers. This is a good article on how to support a child who chews everything. It’s also important to always look at the whole child. Providing an appropriate chewy toy isn’t always the full answer. A sensory assessment from an occupational therapists will look at your child from all angles and all areas of their sensory and motor development to establish the best plan to support the entire nervous system. Supporting the nervous system may assist in facilitating its maturation thereby reducing the frequency of these behaviors over time.

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