Take away the games. Not many realize how corrosive they are. Tap the screen, something happens, building the expectation of instant reward instead of patience.

Make him read books.

Since Computer/phone games became common, attention spans have disappeared. I work in software and developers in the last decade can’t concentrate at all. As a writer I’ve had to shorten paragraphs and use tons of bullet lists.

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