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Chewable Toys?

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LadyNym Sun 16-Aug-15 10:50:28

DS1 (three) is currently undergoing DX for ASD. I've been struggling a lot with him recently and in a bid to do something proactive I've been trying to make a sort of sensory kit for him (I strongly suspect he has SPD). I got him a beanbag as he spends a lot of time sort of rolling around on the sofa. I got him some ear defenders (though, he's not quite at an age where he understands when/how to use them yet). I've got a few stretchy toys, soft blankets, tangle toys etc., too.

But, when I caught him chewing on an elastic band this morning I suddenly realised it would be good to get a couple of things to chew on (and who knows, maybe it'll help with his spitting). Having looked around there's a lot to choose from (chewable pendants, 'grabbers', those wand type things etc. and I'm not sure what to go for.

Are there any chewable toys anyone would recommend for a three year old (or even avoid) to help me narrow down the options?

PolterGoose Sun 16-Aug-15 12:17:53

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youarekiddingme Sun 16-Aug-15 14:34:29

The chewy chews are good. Ds have the chewy tab. It's very thick and fairly hard.

I suggest attaching to a lanyard or one of those dummy clips.

LadyNym Sun 16-Aug-15 16:32:51

Thank you both. I've ordered one of the chewy chew type ones and I'll see how he gets on with it. I might also look through some of DS2's toys to see what teethers he has (since he doesn't really use them, anyway).

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