Thank you for attending our sessions at the RIFC Conference!
Below you’ll find links to more information on some of the topics we discussed at the conference.
Tools and Apps to Enforce Screen Time Limits
Use this excellent listing of tools to limit access and time to technology. These are particularly helpful when kids refuse to stop playing or may be using technology inappropriately.
Setting Limits: When a Play Diet Isn’t Working
Basic strategies for effective limits on technology. While we still prefer a global strategy such as a healthy “Play Diet”, many kids and families need a more structured approach. Links to many other articles about setting limits on screen time.
Playing Smarter in a Digital World
Use this excellent listing of tools to limit access and time to technology.Dr. Kulman’s book that describes schedules for video game and other digital play and how technology can be beneficial (and problematic) for kids with ADHD, LD, and ASDs.
Beyond Games: Organizing School and Homework
How improving organization can make homework more productive and a learning experience. The importance of organizational skills for having time to play and get school work done.
Time Management: When Working Hard Isn’t Enough
Addressing homework and academic concerns due to slow processing speed and time management difficulties. Practical strategies that recognize how slow processing is often seen in children with ADHD.
Finish Your Homework! 15 Tips for ADHD Students
Great ideas from Chris Dendy, M.S, who combines home and classroom strategies with executive skills for homework completion.
11 Best Homework and Study Apps
An excellent list of apps that can support homework completion and make homework a better experience for learning.
A Monster Ate My Homework
A cute LW4K video on a fun game that uses the skill of “Planning” to destroy monsters and maybe even teach your child planning skills to complete homework. You can also use activities from our “A Monster Ate my Homework” playbook to teach other skills.
Apps for Homework
A listing of great apps that can improve homework completion. Learn how to help a child use apps such as Notability, myHomework, and iTunes to make homework more fun and efficient.
How digital media appeals to kids with ADHD
Learn about how video games and apps can teach kids with ADHD and the cautions you need to take.
How digital media appeals to kids with ASD
Learn about how video games and apps can teach kids with ASD and the cautions you need to take.
Why Is Minecraft So Appealing to Children With ADHD?
UA series of interviews of kids with ADHD that describe the compelling nature of Minecraft.
Introducing LW4K’s Let’s Play Minecraft Videos
Check out LearningWorks for Kids Minecraft videos that transform Minecraft into an opportunity for learning executive functioning skills.
How Minecraft Practices Executive Functioning Skills
Learn about how to get your child to learn skills such as planning, organization, and flexibility in their Minecraft play. Specific projects that you can do with your child.
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