We Need Your Advice: How Do You Deal With Transitions?

In my work as a child psychologist, one of the things I see worrying parents the most is the “addictive” nature of social media and video game play. While I view most technology usage to be cognitively challenging and useful for kids, many parents worry about their kids only wanting to do things that involve a screen. And when it comes to kids with ADHD, Autism, and Learning Disabilities, stopping video game play can cause intense distress and arguments, to the point where many parents no longer want them to play games, no matter what the potential benefit may be.

Cove (Music Journal)

Cove is a new way to journal that de-emphasizes verbal expression and allows users to capture their moods and emotions through the creation of instrumental music. As the name implies, […]

Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO is an augmented reality (or more accurately, a GPS location-based) game for iPhone and Android mobile devices. Part of the popular Japanese media franchise, Pokémon GO puts the […]

What’s So Great About Minecraft?

“I’m a YouTuber!” my six-year-old cousin recently proclaimed. What he meant was that his love of Minecraft means he watches a lot of videos of other people playing Minecraft. Watching […]

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