Focused Attention in Children
Focused attention issues are common in childhood and can be a sign of ADHD. Help your child in just minutes a day.
A deep dive into attention challenges in the context of your child
Easy tips and routines for inattention you can implement today
An understanding of focus challenges and self-esteem, classroom accommodations, and medication
Inattention in childhood means a lack of sustained, focused attention.
If your child is inattentive, it means they may forget instructions, get distracted and daydream when there are things that have to get done. Inattentive children are often called out as having low motivation or not meeting their potential when really they are having trouble with focus.
Inattention can be a sign of ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
This course teaches you about challenges with focused attention, when ADHD or autism may be at play, and what you can do every day to help your child. Dr. Anna shares about processing speed, self esteem, and how inattentive ADHD may look like a learning concern.
You'll learn the information you need to know about using timers, reward systems, and a quiet work space to help your child. ADHD inattentive type is more common in girls than hyperactive impulsive type and symptoms can often go undiagnosed for years. Learn how to recognize your son or daughter’s symptoms and provide help today.
ADHD Myth #1: It's not a real thing
ADHD Myth #2: But he can play legos for hours
ADHD Myth #3: Girls don't have ADHD
ADHD Myth #4: She's just not applying herself
Causes of attention problems in childhood
How to help your child
Providing a Quiet Space
Using the 'FIRST- THEN' strategy
Using sticker charts
Helping a child who wanders
Being safe on a field trip
Bonus lesson: Dealing with teacher calls
Top 10 ways to help handout