DS is currently being assessed for ASD, he certainly seems to have sensory issues. He also has excema, which causes two problems.
Firstly he picks at any scabs when he's feeling anxious, this seems to be more deliberate the the generalised scratching as it only seems to be a couple of areas he pick. However those places are constantly sore and it's very difficult to get them to heal. We've got lots of fidget toys and try to offer other options but especially at school there is a lot of picking going on.
The other issue is that he hates having any sort of cream applied. The docs recommended a moisturiser twice a day and a steroid cream if it gets bad.I can just about get a couple of dots of steroid cream on the bad patches at bedtime but I haven't managed to get the moisturiser on him for ages. Tried several playful approaches, making snowflakes, writing letters in lotion and so on but he hates the feel of it
He doesn't respond well to sticker charts, tore up the last one and refused to brush his teeth for a week in case he got a sticker
We've tried bath oils and shower gels too but as he hates baths and showers with a passion they don't help much.
With changes to diet and so on we have improved things but he still has flair ups and it's getting harder to deal with them.