Hyperfocus | Overattention | Focus Issues in Children With ADHD

Hyperfocus | Overattention | Focus Issues in Children With ADHD

Q: My son seems so scattered so much of the time—I was starting to wonder if he might have ADHD. But then I see him sitting in front of his PlayStation, focusing like a laser beam on his favorite game. What’s going on here? Can kids who have trouble with focus sometimes be hyperfocused? A: While “hyperfocus” isn’t an official medical term, I understand what you’re talking about. Many parents

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