In this part of the story the child is guided through ways to access the abilities he or she already has, reactivate past skills, build on the exceptions to the problem, or develop new means to overcome the challenge—the resources you have decided on in the planning stage. The character, like the listener, may try ways of managing an old problem and fail, discover exceptions to what he or she had come to think of as the rules, or try new approaches and strategies. It is a stage in which the character comes to acknowledge, be aware of, and utilize the tools that he or she has available. It is also a process of discovery, finding how to make use of the available resources, learning not just what the tools are but how to employ them in a practical and helpful way. Here the child is assisted to develop useful processes of adaptation, change, learning, and discovery that will guide them toward a satisfactory outcome.
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