Attention In School in Parents, Friends and Loved Ones of Celiacs Posted January 31, 2011 · Report to Admin My son is 8 and has been gluten-free/celiac for 2 years. Since he went gluten-free we have had a problem with his attention at school. He is by no means disruptive he is just in his own little world. Seems to have a glassy look in his eyes. Anyone experience this or have any suggestions?