What is a chew necklace for?

What is a chew necklace for?

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 that need (instead of chewing on other potentially harmful items like pencils, pens, shirts, toys, etc.).

Do chew necklaces work?

Such use could lead to strangulation, choking, serious injuries, or death. The safety and effectiveness of teething jewelry to treat teething pain and/or provide sensory stimulation have not been established.”

What is a biting necklace?

Chewelry Improves Focus & Calm – The Solace chew necklace is the perfect chewing tool for anyone needing oral stimulation. Lasting Durability For Most Children – Our sensory chew necklace is made from a tear-resistant silicone designed specifically for mild to moderate chewers.

Is chewing a stim?

Chewing is a form of “Stimming” which is short for self stimulatory behaviour. There are many stims out there, hand flapping, rocking or spinning to name a few. These are often done to relieve anxiety, reduce fear and combat sensory overload.

Is it bad to chew on silicone?

Silicone can become damaged over time by chewing. Depending on the frequency of use and chewing style, it is possible for pieces separate from a pendant or beads to be chewed through. Always inspect silicone pieces before use and supervise children closely.

Who uses chewable jewelry?

SentioLife Solutions’ Two Lines of Chew Necklaces The first chew necklaces came out in 2007 and is called KidCompanions Chewelry. It is great for all who MUST chew, bite or fidget. It is appreciated by those with autism, ADHD, Tourette syndrome, Down syndrome, FASD, sensory processing disorder (SPD), etc.

What are chew necklaces made out of?

Chewable Beads for Necklaces When my daughter and I make chewable necklaces kids, we use silicone chewable beads. There are also wood beads or crochet beads that you can use to make chewable necklaces, but we like working with silicone beads since they’re colorful and come in a variety of shapes and sizes.

How do you use a chew necklace?

Introduce your child to the “chewy” pendant or necklace when they are calm. Allow them to fidget with it, suck or chew on it. Allow your child to wear or have easy access to their “chew” pendant or necklace. Encourage your child to suck or chew on the pendant or necklace to replace undesirable behaviour.

Why do adults chew on things?

Chewing is also an effective stress-coping behavior. When exposed to an inescapable stressor, animals assume coping behaviors, such as chewing, that attenuate some elements of the stress response [21]. In humans, nail-biting, teeth-clenching, and biting on objects are considered outlets for emotional tension or stress.