If your kids struggle to stay focused on homework and other tasks then it’s hardly surprising! Between social media updates, games, chat, online challenges, videos, ads, and more, our devices bombard us with distractions.
They’re all training us not to pay attention, but there is hope. Experts recommend a few simple strategies to help them stay on task and these work just as well for adults as they do for kids and for those with or without sensory processing difficulties. We’ve gathered some of these proven strategies here for you to try, and we hope they help!
(Of course, if your child is in the autism spectrum then there is no substitute for professional input. We offer these ideas and the resources on our website as useful additions to your parenting toolbox!)