MP3: Distractibility


Distractibility relates to a child’s ability to stay focused and concentrated on a task — play, getting dressed, doing homework, going to get something and bring it back — it is a child’s ability to concentrate or stay on task uninterrupted by external or internal stimuli.

This recording explores distractibility as it relates to temperament, not ADHD. This normal temperament trait is often misunderstood and causes much tension and worry for many parents.