All children find it hard to pay attention at times. But if your child is struggling to stay focused more than most kids his age, you may want to investigate what’s getting in the way. Attention issues and disorders are most commonly associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but they can also be caused by other things, including anxiety, depression, learning disorders, sensory problems and trauma. Below you’ll find articles and information parents have found most useful when children are having trouble with attention.
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