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Would You Consider Nail Biting And/or Sucking On Arms Or Skin (leaving Red Marks Behind) As Stimming? If So, Any Suggestions To Help Stop?
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My 5 year old son was diagnosed with PDD-NOS, OCD, SPD, tics, etc. He has a problem with his nails chipping or breaking easily. He also has hang nails often. He constantly is chewing on his nails, or I have noticed him sucking on his arms or hands until it leaves a red naek behind. Would you consider this as stimming? I am curious on your thoughts if I shoukd help him with a replacement of sorts? Is that a bad idea? Am I creating a desire to like and do this sensory input more? Or... Am… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member

Thank you for this question. My son has recently started biting his nails and I was very concerned with the infections it could potentially cause.

Any Ideas On How To Stop My Son From Picking His Nails Until They Bleed?
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He doesn't bite them, but picks them constantly. Any suggestions I have seen deal with biting.

A MyAutismTeam Member

My son is constantly biting his nails and around his fingers. I bought him a fidget called tangle relax therapy. He uses this now to chew on. I know you said your son is picking his nails, but maybe… read more

Any Tips On Nail Biting? I Don't Mind The Fingers So Much But The Toes Draws Stares.......
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A MyAutismTeam Member

My so is 3 i tried the nail polish from walgreens but it didnt work. I wonder what i can do

Hello There. My Son Hates Having His Hair Or Nails Cut. Kindly Share The Tips You Use To Make It Easy For Me And Also Him
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https://thesensorysafesalon.org/

If you scroll down, there are a few sensory trained stylists in MS

Summer Activites For Asperger Daughter Age 9
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So today is the first official day of Summer Vacation. I have a very chatty autistic girl who is banned from electronics right now (don't ask). I have books for her but she's not a big book person. Since she loves TV, electronic games and hacking her itouch being without electronics is boring boring boring. So she's asking a billion questions and trying to get me to play with her stuffed cat/imaginary friend. I need help finding activities to do that don't cost a lot but will appeal to an high… read more

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@A MyAutismTeam Member, you just reminded me. I love to go to Karoke Channel Online and sing with my 11 year old son. He has to read the words and pay attention to timing. It's very fun when we do… read more

How Do I Stop From Losing My Mind
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Hi everyone. I need help/advice please. I am at the end of my tether.

I have 7-year old twin girls, born at 28 weeks. The one is an absolute delight - the happiest, most helpful, cooperative and tolerant little girl any mother could wish for. The other one is a nightmare. She has been diagnosed with mild autism. Intellectually she's a genius, but she battles on the social side of things.

She constantly picks fights and causes arguments (and then looks at you with those beautiful innocent… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member

This post makes my heart sad. There's always something to praise someone on. But let me try and illuminate some things for you, what I see reading about your difficult child.

First of all- nail… read more

Has Anyone Found Anything Helpful To Stop Skin Picking?
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My 7 year old son has been making sores and picking to point of infection. I have tried to keep them covered but he just takes it off. Anything that you have found to help would be greatly appreciated.

A MyAutismTeam Member

My son takes off bandaids too. I use calendula ointment on my son's sores. If it gets really bad, then neosporin with pain relief.

Any Tips On How To Deter Nail Biting?
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My 2 year old not on the spectrum but with SPD constantly bites and chews his fingernails and toenails until they bleed. Does anyone have any helpful tips on how to deter this kind of habit?

A MyAutismTeam Member

try something crunchy then...he obviously has a oral fixation and is trying to satisfy it.

4 Year Old Daughter Ill Every 2 Weeks With Ear Infections And Tonsillitus. Help!
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My daughter is 4 and for the last year she is constantly poorly. She's had an ear infection every 2 weeks for about 4 months now, and gets tonsillitus every month. She's had endless antibiotics and it keeps coming back. She's non verbal and it breaks my heart everytime she is poorly, she can't tell me how she feels, she can't tell me if she's in pain anywhere. She's rarely fit and healthy. She's never hardly at school. She has an ENT appointment in 2 weeks and more blood tests next week. She is… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member

Hi, yes she is on a liquid multi vitamin daily, and she takes feredet iron supplement prescribed from the GP.

Recommendations For Sever Nail/finger Chewing
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(Video from a few months ago, has since got worse 😓)
My client (28 year old female with autism and an intellectual disability) chews her fingers and nails, it’s got to the point where she had no nails on some fingers and routinely makes her fingers bleed. I am one of three caregivers and along with her parents we are all at a loss on how to stop the finger biting. We have tried everything we can think of some things being
- chew toys
-no bite nail polish
-fidget rings
At the moment we are… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member

I would feel uncomfortable if any of my son’s therapists posted a picture of my child or child’s body parts online without my knowledge or permission. The questions you ask are fine. Visual pics not… read more