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A lot of kids struggle with math in school. Once you get past the basics, the concepts can feel foreign and disconnected from everyday life. Weak attention skills can make it even harder.

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A lot of kids struggle with math in school. Once you get past the basics, the concepts can feel foreign and disconnected from everyday life. Weak attention skills can make it even harder.

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A lot of kids struggle with math in school. Once you get past the basics, the concepts can feel foreign and disconnected from everyday life. Weak attention skills can make it even harder.

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A lot of kids struggle with math in school. Once you get past the basics, the concepts can feel foreign and disconnected from everyday life. Weak attention skills can make it even harder.

Attention is a Limited Resource

A lot of kids struggle with math in school. Once you get past the basics, the concepts can feel foreign and disconnected from everyday life. Weak attention skills can make it even harder.

If you are trying to understand the challenges around attention, you will likely come across three words regularly: attention, focus, and gaze. What are the differences between them? How are they the same?

The child with better attention skills can read for longer stretches, work through more complex math problems, and plan projects that require multiple

While each child is different, many children with attention challenges struggle with reading. It may not be because of any issues with comprehension. It could be because of an inability to focus and to keep track of the words easily. Attention training can help with both.

Top Take home activities for Occupational Therapists

As an occupational therapist, you understand how difficult it can be to train attention and focus in children when you are unable to see them every day or multiple times a week. When you send your patients home, you need to be confident that they are practicing recommended therapies at home. As you know, practicing these activities is like practicing a sport, or practicing the piano. 

Ways to Increase Attention in Kids

Ways to increase atten… wait what? 

Whether your child is in first grade or seventh grade, the importance of attention remains the same. Lack of attention can make learning extremely difficult for everyone, especially children. As children continue to navigate new learning environments, whether at home or in-person, it’s important to help them improve their attention in any way you can.

At BrainLeap, we believe in the ability to naturally increase your child’s attention. Because of this, we’re providing a list of a few things you can start doing to help your child focus.