Debbie's Blog

Meeting Our Kids Where They Are, Anxiety Included

Posted by Guest Blogger Shae Lynn Watt on 26th Apr 2019

This wonderful guest post comes to us from Shae Lynn Watt. Shae Lynn is the mother to two boys - 7 and 2, both of whom enjoy their ARK Therapeutic products (a Bite Saber for the first grader, and … read more

Chewing through Pencil Erasers

26th Jun 2018

Question:  I am looking for chews to help my almost 10 year old son stop chewing up and swallowing erasers (both large pink pearl type erasers and erasers on pencils).  I did get him a&nb … read more

An Overwhelming Need to Chew

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 2nd Apr 2018

Question:  Hi Debbie - I work at a school for children who have special needs.  I serve a lot of students (many tube-fed) who really crave oral stimulation to the point that it is diff … read more

What Is Chewelry?

25th Sep 2017

Chewelry is jewelry that's chewable (chew + jewelry = “chewelry”).  If you crave chewing on non-food items for any reason, chewable necklaces and bracelets are a way to safely satisfy tha … read more

Chewelry Halloween Costume Ideas

29th Aug 2017

Halloween is definitely a FUN holiday for most people!  But sometimes it can also be stressful.  On Halloween, it can seem like the world flips upside down.  Monsters come alive, gob … read more