The picture schedule is a GREAT idea, and works wonderfully! My wife and I will usually go over my daughter's schedule with her the night before, allowing her to put the pictures in order for the upcoming day. It gives her a sense of control when she needs it, and lessens the anxiety she feels about what is ahead.View Thread
In order to role-play, you can assume the part of another adult who he tends to be overly affectionate towards. You can then say things like "I don't think I'm very comfortable with the hugs you give me all the time " and "I think you should save your hugs and kisses for the people you truly love."
You can then get an idea of how he feels on the subject by asking him what he thinks of the situation. You can even reverse role-play and ask how he would feel if he were the one receiving the attention.
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