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My son is a compulsive chewer what do i do is it a sign of autism ?
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mrsjackson7 posted:
he is eight years old has trouble focusing on anything is very senitive walks on his tip toes and will chew on anything and everything has been caught even chewing on a stick he dosent seem to grasp most things he is told or punished repetedly about
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motherofrob responded:
I would say from what I have heard that your 8 yr old definetely has sensory issues. I would suggest that you mention your concerns to your dr.


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