How Do I Get My Kid to Stop Playing Minecraft?

One of the most common questions I am asked by parents is, “How do I get my kids to stop playing video games and engage in other activities?” While this […]

Play Diet

What is a Play Diet? While video games and other digital media are essential for the academic and cognitive development of 21st Century children, here at LearningWorks for Kids we believe that such [...]

Technology and ADHD: Strategies and Tips for Parents

A recent study by Micah Mazurek and Christopher Engelhardt raises some legitimate concerns about the use of video games amongst children with ADHD. Boys with ADHD demonstrated greater problematic […]

Autism and ASD: Finding Balance with Technology

As you may have noticed with your own child, kids who have been diagnosed with Asperger’s, Autism, or Pervasive Developmental Disorder often become overly involved with video games or technology. […]

An Hour a Day: How Much Screen Time is Good for Kids?

My clinical work with parents allows me to learn about various strategies that parents use in moderating their children’s involvement with video games and other digital technologies. So, how much […]

Making Video Game Play “Digitally Nutritious”

Once you have accepted that digital technologies and video games are here to stay in your child’s life, it becomes very important to make this involvement productive, healthy and “digitally […]

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Fortnite, ADHD, and Autism: Do These Kids Have More Risk While Playing Fortnite?

Kids who have been diagnosed with ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorder are often more prone to repetitive or obsessive behavior. They struggle in making transitions and tend to become more […]

Understanding Children’s Screen Time: Books for Parents and Professionals

Children’s screen time is a major mental and physical health concern for parents.  As a result, childcare professionals including pediatricians, child psychologists and psychiatrists, social workers, family health specialists, and […]

Five Tips for Too Much Screen Time: What to Do When Fortnite and Minecraft Take Over Your Family

Are your kids playing too much Fortnite, Minecraft, or other video games? If so, you are not alone. Many families describe how their kids obsess about game play and spend […]