High-functioning Autism/Asperger’s can cause children to have a hard time focusing on the task at hand. Simple tasks often becomehour-long undertakings,ending up with parent andchild frustrated and angry.
Daydreaming epidemics become more and more frequent, seeming to suck all of your child’s attention…and time. Things don’t get done, making a feeling of unproductivity.
Sound familiar? You’re not the only one. There are many families who are in the same situation as you, and some of them don’t have children on the Autism spectrum at all. Some children are just more easily distracted.
Although teaching Autisticchildren seems difficult sometimes, there are things you can do to help your child improve. Give smaller, more precise instructions or simply do a task with them…
There is hope for children who have a hard time focusing!