Our 5 Favorite Free Online Learning Games

All year long, we sift through hundreds and hundreds of games to find those few true gems that combine quality and fun, while still effectively practicing vital Thinking Skills. While […]

Are Video Games Good for Children with Autism?

Parents and teachers frequently observe that video games are the preferred type of play for children affected by autism. While there are legitimate concerns that some children on the autism […]

Tiny Rabbit – Chasing Aurora

This puzzle game helps with Self-Control and Focus, is available on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, and is recommended for kids ages six and up.

Mindfulness vs. Medication — Which is More Effective for ADHD?

Richard Goleman recently put together a great article for the New York Times titled “Exercising the Mind to Treat Attention Deficits.” In it, he looks at the findings of several […]

Using Minecraft to Teach Executive Functioning Skills to Children Affected by Autism

Children affected by autism frequently struggle with a variety of executive functions. Clinical symptoms of autism have traditionally included problems in the areas of flexible thinking, self-control, and social […]


This simulation game helps with Focus and Self-Control, is available on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android, and Facebook, and is recommended for kids ages twelve and older.

The Best iPad & iPhone Games for Kids with Autism

Play can be a powerful tool for learning, especially for kids. The interactive nature of video games can engage and captivate children in a way that other forms of media […]

Minecraft and Autism: Exploration, Flexibility and the Joy of Cave Spelunking

Minecraft‘s open-ended gameplay makes it a great platform for learning. For children with autism spectrum disorders, the game can be particularly helpful in teaching key cognitive skills like Self-Awareness, Flexibility and Self-Control. By […]


Calm is a mediation app that helps kids practice good Focus and Self-Control skills, and may be of aid to children affected by autism spectrum disorders.


IF… is an adventure game all about social and emotional learning (SEL), and helps kids learn good Self-Control and Self-Awareness skills through fun, interactive gameplay.