After a parent's injury, young children often cope and adapt by becoming clingy with other adults, acting out, or regressing developmentally. This is normal and, with help, will pass.
Dr. Audrey Daisley is a consultant clinical neuropsychologist at the Oxford Centre for Enablement, part of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. She is the lead clinical psychologist for the unit’s family support service.
Produced by Victoria Tilney McDonough, Justin Rhodes, and Erica Queen, BrainLine.