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”