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Parasympathetic SeeSaw

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Continued from “ A Touch of Italy”

When Matthew is frustrated he bites his hand.  

This looks like but is not self injurious behavior.  Matthew is using his teeth to push a pressure  point on the edge of the fleshy area under his thumb and palm of his hand.  

I begin to teach him to clasp his hands together, one nestled in the other, so that he can use his thumb instead of his teeth.

Continued to “The Game”