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    mmonkeysmom posted:
    How can I get my 2 1/2 year old to stop licking her hand and then wiping it all over her face? She has only tried to lick some one once or twice. After she is done wiping all over her face and then wipes it off on anything.
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    momuv4girls responded:
    Have you asked her pedi about this?? If not, then I'd highly recommend doing so.

    Hard to tell from your brief description....but a sensory issue is something to explore. Here is a link to read about it

    http://www.sensory-processing-disorder.com/

    I work with Autistic children and there is a young child who is always wiping his hand over his mouth....... Occupational therapy helps a lot with it.

    I am by no means implying that this is your daughter, just trying to give you some ideas to explore, because I know how hard it is to have something going on with your child and not know how to fix it, or what it is.

    Take care, and write back anytime for further help / support!
    ((Hugs))
    -Kathleen


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