Beyond the Sessions is answering YOUR parenting questions! In this episode, Dr. Rebecca Hershberg, Dr. Emily Upshur, and I talk about...
2:25 - Understanding the difference between typical development and when there is a sensory issue.
4:04 - The recommendations for how to handle sensory issues, ADHD, and anxiety at a young age are all the same, so it’s less about having to identify it perfectly and more about how we respond to it.
5:21 - At 4 years old a lot of these sensory-seeking behaviors are normative, once children reach around 7 years old, if the behaviors persist, then you may be able to identify this as an issue.
9:34 - Could this need to always touch his baby brother be a delayed jealousy issue?
10:48 - Examining how much attention you are giving to the concerning behavior and what happens before and after this action.
13:42 - How to effectively use praise to positively reinforce the behaviors you do like to see and prepare them ahead of time for anticipated challenges.
20:19 - Try to approach this issue with collaborative problem-solving to see what suggestions your child may come up with.
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