Hyperfixation vs Hyperfocus
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Help for Hyperfixation
Embrace The Uniqueness
Embrace your child's hyperfixation as a valuable learning opportunity. Support their interests and encourage them to explore and learn more about the subject.
Set designated times for their hyperfixation and other responsibilities can help create a balanced routine.
While hyperfixation can be a solitary activity, encourage your child to engage in social interactions related to their interests.
This can include joining clubs or online forums focused on their interests, which can provide an opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals.
Set Limits and Create Boundaries
Establish boundaries around hyperfixation to ensure it doesn't interfere with essential daily activities or responsibilities.
Help your child recognize when it's time to transition from their hyperfixation to other activities.
Use timers or schedules to assist with this transition.
Broaden the Scope
- Encourage your child to explore different interests and activities to broaden their horizons. You may tap into an area of talent!
- Introducing them to a variety of hobbies and subjects can help them discover new passions and interests while providing a break from their hyperfixation.
Parent Resources for Hyperfixation
Hygiene and Grooming
Promoting Proper Development from Conception Onward
It may very well "take a village to raise a child," but the days of villages, communities, and even extended families in raising children are long lost. Without built-in supports, many modern parents of the neurodivergent find themselves utterly exhausted, overwhelmed, lost, guilt-ridden, and burnt out.
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With this vision, NeurOm envisions a world where caregivers of neurodivergent children are no longer isolated or overwhelmed but are part of a thriving global village that stands by their side, offering strength, resources, and hope throughout their journey.
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