We might notice some behaviors increasing right now. Kids have been in school for a little bit, and the social and academic demands are still running high. I say it all the time: Behaviors are a window into the brain! This understanding will help us determine which tools someone is using to process their world. It’s time to be an investigator!

First, you must discover how to build resilience and adaptability to help this person move through development to meet the current demands.

Second, look at if the demand is appropriate for right NOW. Dr. Amy offers specific suggestions on how to navigate this new challenge.