Three Steps for Improving Executive Functions for Homeschoolers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Homeschooling is the newest challenge parents are facing with their digital kids. The coronavirus pandemic has made the United States into a nation of homeschoolers. Most of these kids are […]

Three Tips for Getting Your Kids to Learn: Detect, Reflect, and Connect

How do people learn? Psychologists have been grappling with this question for the past century. Fifty years ago the prevailing psychological theory of learning came from the behaviorist camp associated […]

Disney Frozen Adventures

Disney Frozen Adventures is a match-three game themed around the Frozen 2 movie. The player faces levels full of gems and various obstacles like snow, ice, and pinecones. By swapping […]

Three Activities for Homeschoolers to Improve Executive Functions

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, I had noticed that an increasing number of my patients are being homeschooled. In the southern part of Rhode Island where I live, the majority […]

Making Screen Time into Learning Time with Outschool and LW4K Live!

Screen time, computer games, and online classes have been touted for their great potential for learning. Until the coronavirus pandemic, most educators preferred tried and true classrooms, even in the […]

Five Tips to Homeschool Your Child with Video Games and YouTube

I think kids should go to school 12 months a year. Of course, this does not mean that kids should spend 12 months in a classroom, but rather they should […]

Mini-Guide: Stop, Breathe, & Think Kids

Stop, Breathe, & Think Kids is a meditation app for children. When the app opens up, the child evaluates themselves using emoji. Each emoji has a sub-set of emotions to […]

Word Domination

Word Domination is a close cousin to games like Scrabble or Words With Friends. The player gets letter tiles, each with a different point value. They use them to build […]

Do Neuropsychological Evaluations Always Lead to Medication?

“I don’t want to put my kid on medication” is the most common refrain I hear from parents who bring their kids to me for a neuropsychological evaluation. Parents express […]

Five Reasons Technology Won’t Help Your Kid with ADHD (And Five Reasons It Will)

There is great excitement about the potential of new technologies to help kids with ADHD. Some of these tools are popular technologies such as apps that help with relaxation and […]