Posts Tagged ‘thumb sucking’

Thumbsucking: Patient discover that his thumb was in his mouth during that last night

My student went 9 consecutive days, and the night before his 10th, he didn’t wear “sockie” because he didn’t think he needed it anymore. Needless to say, he put his hand in his mouth during the night. My question: After the 10 days, will this continue to occur?

Two year old sucking thumb to fall asleep

I evaluated a two year old girl today who already has overjet and an anterior open bite with a high palate due to her thumb sucking. Would you use your program with a child this young?

My student didn’t wear “sockie” because he didn’t think he needed it anymore.

My student went 9 consecutive days, and the night before his 10th, he didn’t wear “sockie” because he didn’t think he needed it anymore. Needless to say, he put his hand in his mouth during the night.

Using Unplugging The Thumb to stop sucking habit

Mom says she has tried everything and nothing has worked. It is also interesting to note that this same child has significant weakness of the tongue.

5 year old that stopped thumb sucking, recently went back to it

Today, a 5 year old, (parents divorced this last year,) had stopped thumb sucking, but recently went back to it. I’m wondering how long to wait, because of the divorce issues and living in 2 households now, etc. She’s suppose to let me know when she’s ready, but do I put this off for a while due to the divorce?

Which Unplugging The Thumb kit?

I have a 2nd grade student who sucks her thumb. She is mentally challenged, but she is a higher functioning one. She is in resource class and the resource teacher put a glove on her hand to prevent the pattern. However, the girl will take it off. She has told the teacher that the thumb sucking does not bother her and she does not care what others think. I don’t think I will get much support at home either from the parent. Do you recommend using the Unplugging the thumb material?

Two year sucking habit

Unfortunately, I have seen through the years that it is easier to eliminate the habit at an age much younger than two years old or to wait until the child is older. Sad,but true. Once the habit is firmly established for 2 years, it is hard to do anything about it until the child can make that decision for herself/himself based on information we can show them and reason with them about the habit.

What is included in the Unplugging the Thumb Kit

I was wondering what exactly is included in the Unplugging the Thumb Kit. I apologize if I missed the description, but I couldn’t seem to find it.
Thank you. Jen

When Sockie falls off

After watching the CD, my son decided to quit. He wore the Sockie to bed, but it either fell off during the night or he removed it in his sleep. After a few nights, he said Sockie was gone. He must have thrown it away. The dentist told him that he is going to put a rake into his mouth in two weeks if he doesn’t stop sucking his thumb.

Ideas for adult tongue sucker

i just want to know some ways to help me stop sucking on my tongue and my family from it to. i do have allergies and my tonsils are not swollen but my allergies are only seasonal. Even when I’m not experiencing any allergies symptoms i still tend to suck on my tongue. Please help, it bothers me so bad, there are some days when it gets really bad and I have to chew on gum to stop myself from sucking on my tongue because it starts to hurt my jaw.

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