I had a parent teacher conference today and my son's teacher said he is doing average, but one of his problems is that he cannot make himself stop and focus. I really really don't want to go down the medicine route. Does anyone have any ideas that I can do to help him focus better at school? Thanks.Answer Question
Answer by Anonymous at 6:07 PM on Oct. 20, 2009
I've done lots of research on inattentive ADD because my son suffers from this condition. I'm not saying all or any of these things worked for us, but here are some things you could try:
Good breakfast with plenty of protein
Caffeine drink with breakfast
Omega 3 Supplement
A wristwatch that is programmed to vibrate periodically and reminds the child to concentrate
Ask the teacher to provide "physical" reminders to focus and pay attention instead of "verbal". This is as simple as the teacher placing their hand on you son's shoulder which might help bring him back on task.
Answer by Dyndudes at 6:17 PM on Oct. 20, 2009
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