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ASD and losing baby teeth!

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Shootingstar2289 Sun 22-Jan-17 21:46:47

Hi, seems like a daft question but how do other ASD children cope with losing baby teeth? My son is six soon and hasn't lost any yet BUT I am worried sick about when he does.

Because of his speech delay. I don't think he would understand if I spoke to him about it. He may end up swallowing them or maybe he will notice and he will freak out? I don't think he will be too impressed. I don't think he would understand the concept of the tooth fairy either.

Any advice would be appreciated.

Shortbutsosweet Sun 22-Jan-17 22:13:29

Hi,
I'm not at the stage yet as my ds in nearly 5, but he loves peppy pig and I will watch the dentist and tooth fairy one with him to help him understand. Good luck

PolterGoose Mon 23-Jan-17 14:27:07

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

HaveYouSeenMyHat Mon 23-Jan-17 17:24:24

My DD is just 5 and has ASD. She's lost 2 already. The first one was a big surprise as we didn't realise it was wobbly! DD was a bit confused about it all but coped fine. The second one came out in a chocolate bar and was ingested!! Again, she wasn't too fazed.

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