4 Fun Tech Activities for Kids with Anxiety This Halloween

While much of the population is eagerly looking forward to Halloween festivities, for many kids with anxiety, the days leading up to the holiday are filled with dread rather than […]

Why Is Minecraft So Appealing to Children With ADHD?

My work as a child clinical psychologist has sparked my interest about how children interact with video games, apps, and other technologies. Over the past 20 years, I have conducted […]

Beyond Games: Why Do 21st Century Kids Like to Cook?

Why do kids like to cook?

During my 30 years of work as a child clinical neuropsychologist I have had the opportunity to help children overcome problems at school, at […]

What’s so great about LEGO City: Undercover?

If you have a Wii U game console and a child who loves everything LEGO, chances are you’re familiar with — or already own — the much-talked about LEGO City: […]


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Apps for Young Children Every Parent Should Know

With the holidays fast-approaching, chances are many parents will soon be pleasantly surprised to find they are happy new owners of the latest smart phones or tablets. iOS and Android […]

6 Fun Educational Apps for Toddlers

While the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children under the age of two avoid “screen time,” parents of toddlers old enough to begin interacting with digital media may want […]

LW4K Picks: Best Apps for Improving Flexibility Skills

Children with strong Flexibility skills are often adept at creative problem solving, adapting to new situations, and adjusting strategies quickly and effectively when needed. Exercising Flexibility can be an especially […]

Learning on the iPad: 5 Great Kids Apps

With so many apps to choose from, it’s hard to decide which apps provide the most benefit for young children. iPad apps designed for young children and students can help […]