Increasing Focus and Managing Attention

Unlock techniques to enhance your child's focus with Dr. Kimberley O’Brien's online course at Quirky Kid. With over two decades of experience, she shares effective, step-by-step strategies to significantly reduce inattention. Dr. Kimberley reveals how to build perseverance in children with short attention spans through preferred and non-preferred tasks, employing visual timers. Her engaging activities use sound, colour, and movement to increase rewards for children who are easily distracted, boosting their engagement and concentration.

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About this Workshop

Unlock actionable techniques to extend your child's focus with this online course, guided by Dr. Kimberley O’Brien, Principal Child Psychologist at Quirky Kid.

With more than two decades of experience working with inattentive children and adolescents, Dr Kimberley shares her practical step-by-step ideas to reduce inattention significantly.  Dr Kimberley explains the delicate process required to develop perseverance in children with limited attention spans by practising preferred and non-preferred tasks using visual timers. Her activities are designed to engage the senses using sound, colour and activity to up level rewards for children prone to disengagement and distractibility.

Over three engaging chapters, you'll learn how to enhance your child’s focus and reduce inattention using evidence-based techniques to boost your child's concentration.

We hear real-life stories and the techniques that helped Dr Kimberley’s clients gain greater awareness of their attention span and how to enhance it, particularly in the classroom, doing homework, and in exam conditions. The lessons continue to unveils two powerful techniques - the Visual Timer Approach and the Visual Rewards System - designed to make learning more enjoyable and accessible for children who seek multisensory input by touching objects and moving while learning. We wrap up with ideas to implement immediately in the community setting, including referral suggestions.

Overall, this course is about empowering young people to manage their own inattention by fostering a lifelong love for learning using tools to overcome distractions. By the end of the course, you'll know how to systematically expand your child's focus using more engaging rewards and strategically timed tasks. You’ll also clearly understand how to work with your child’s school and your local health professionals to ensure the best outcomes for your child. Join us today to embark on a journey that empowers your child by boosting academic motivation and focus using fun.


Understanding Inattention in Children

Explore the nature of inattentive behaviour in children from toddlers to teens.

Techniques for Fostering Focus

Understand why fast-paced, tactile activities are ideal for inattentive children.

Wrapping Up and Moving Forward

Build Your ADHD Support Circle: Educators, Experts & Parents

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$ 49.95 AUD

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