Top 5 Games for Kids Who Struggle With Depression

Children who are depressed run the risk of becoming socially isolated and may actively choose to be alone and away from others. As a result, they may spend too much […]

Technology and Depression: Strategies and Tips for Parents

Depression is one of the most common psychiatric difficulties experienced by children. While most children and adults sometimes feel sad and blue, a diagnosed depression tends to be more severe, […]

Developmentally Healthy Play Diet: Age 6-9

Starting at around the age of 6, children begin the process of choosing the type of play they are most interested in, rather than having it dictated to them by […]

Best Active Games for Kids with ADHD

In celebration of ADHD awareness month, we’ve been covering the potential benefits and concerns of video game use with children diagnosed with ADHD all throughout October. From covering the latest […]

Exercises & Activities for Helping Kids with ADHD Improve Attention

A New York Times article by Gretchen Reynolds entitled “How Exercise Fuels the Brain” describes how prolonged exercise significantly lowers the brain’s stores of energy during exercise, but subsequently brings […]

What is the Newest Research on Autism and Video Games?

Video games for children with autism or ADHD are a potential source of great learning opportunities. However, at the same time, video game play can present a host of […]

Five Strategies to Improve Flexibility Skills

If your child gets frustrated when he makes a mistake or things don’t go according to plan, encourage him to use strategies to improve flexibility skills, starting with playing […]

Simply another activity: How Much Screen Time is Good for Kids?

How much screen time is good for kids? An increasingly common approach to the children’s screen time is one that views technology as simply another activity in the life of […]

Play Video Games to Think Faster

Did you know that you can play video games to think faster? Playing action-based video games like Cave Story and Batman Arkham Asylum can actually help you process information more […]

Just Educational Games: How Much Screen Time is Good for Kids?

How Much Screen Time is Good for Kids? One approach many parents have taken to setting screen time for video games and other digital media is to allow their children […]