Understanding the Highly Sensitive Child
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added “Highly Sensitive Child Traits”, “How to Get Support for a Highly Sensitive Child”. Added six new tips to “How to Parent a Highly Sensitive Child”. New material written by Heather Artushin, LISW-CP and reviewed by Heidi Moawad, MD.
Author: Emily Guarnotta, PsyD
Reviewer: Benjamin Troy, MD