Oh mercy. My heart aches for Riley, as she battles alone in her head. And my heart aches for Nanny Y who just wants her kids to be safe but feels completely out of options.
There is a better way. We listened to Nanny Y and affirmed her heart for Riley. And then we got to open her eyes a little bit more to the great sea of solutions in special needs care.
So she covers her ears all day long… Maybe she doesn’t like the loud sounds in the room, let’s try some noise cancelling headphones.
So she has aggressive outbursts and she can’t tell you what’s wrong… Let’s take some time to notice her situation and surroundings during her outbursts and imagine ourselves in her position. We’ll see what that can tell us about what she’s feeling.