Time Blindness Explained

ADHD, Autism, and Executive Dysfunction

What is time blindness?

Time blindness is difficulty recognizing or estimating the amount of time which has passed. It can also cause difficulty estimating how long it will take to complete a task.

Time blindness can happen as a result of executive functioning challenges causing difficulty with planning and organization.

It can also happen when we get into a state of hyperfocus, where we are so zoned in on something that we lose all track of time and awareness of essentially anything outside of The Thing.

© Jillian Enright, Neurodiversity MB

Learn more

How Executive Dysfunction Impacts Daily Life

Hyperfocus Like A Boss

Strategies for Managing Executive Functioning Challenges

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Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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