5 Strategies for Choosing Gifts for Your Child With Learning and Attention Issues (Understood.org)


At a Glance

  • It’s important to consider your child’s strengths, challenges and interests when choosing presents.
  • Try to avoid using holiday gifts as an incentive for good behavior.
  • Giving fewer gifts can help make the holiday more manageable.

Key Takeaways

  • When picking gifts for your child, you may not want to rely on the age guide on toys.
  • Consider limiting the number of gifts you give each child.
  • Avoid turning gifts into “work.” Try not to load up on presents that are designed for skillbuilding.
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