Three Activities for Children to Improve Their Focus

During the past four months, parents have been challenged in ways never previously experienced. Parents of school-age children have needed to be both parent and teacher. One parent recently described […]

4 Executive Functions Improved by Learning to Dictate

I have seen far too many kids in my clinical practice who are really smart, thoughtful, and expressive kids who can’t get their ideas into writing. They have amazing vocabularies […]

How to Explain Slow Processing Speed to Kids: Videos for Slow Processing Speed

If you have children or students who have recently been diagnosed with slow processing speed, it is extremely important to help them understand what this means. And if you want […]

Can a Video Game be Both Fun and Helpful to Kids with ADHD?

Those of you who regularly visit our website already know about our approach to make game-based learning into real-world skills. The LearningWorks for Kids method is based on children’s cognitive […]

Why Do Kids Learn from Playing Video Games?

Do kids really learn from playing video games? Absolutely! Many kids are learning academic skills playing games and apps such as Brainpop, ABC Mouse, Noggin, and Adventure Academy, and studies […]

The Teenager’s and College Student’s Guide to Slow Processing Speed

Many teens and college students find it difficult to keep up with the pace of taking notes, completing tests in a timely fashion, and finishing their homework on time. While […]

Is Online Schooling Good for your Child with ADHD?

Parents of kids diagnosed with ADHD observe how readily they are attracted to screen-based technologies. Almost every parent of a child with ADHD can attest to the lack of attention […]

Reasons to Play Video Games with Your Kids – Learning Organizational Skills

Parents try all types of strategies to help their kids stay organized. They buy storage containers, crates, and shelving -all with the goal of getting their kids to put stuff […]

Five Answers about Screen Time for Kids with ADHD or ASD

Parents of kids affected by Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are often confused by advice given to them about managing their kids’ screen time. On the one […]

How LearningWorks Works: Generalization of Game-Based Learning

LearningWorks for Kids is based on the premise that children learn from playing video games. This isn’t the wish of a 10-year-old arguing with his parents to let him play […]