If your child is like mine, and chews on almost everything you might be wondering what that means.
Is chewing on things a sign of autism? Or is it normal child development? Or is it a sign of something else?
If you have never heard of Sensory processing disorder you may be surprised to hear that chewing on items is a sign of SPD.
Many people who have autism also exhibit signs of SPD, and having sensory processing disorder can be a sign of autism, but the reverse logic is not true.
Chewing on things does not necessarily equal autism.
Oral sensory stimulation is a very calming sensory input.
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