LW4K’s Autism Awareness Month: Technology for Children on the Spectrum

April is Autism Awareness Month, and all month long we’ll be rolling out great content for families living with the unique gifts and challenges of autism spectrum disorders. We’ll show parents […]

Executive Functioning and ADHD in Children

ADHD has been increasingly identified as a disorder of executive functioning (brain-based self-management skills such as working memory, flexibility, organization and self-control) by experts such as Russell Barkley, Ph.D., […]


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

Farm Heroes Saga

This puzzle game helps with Self-Control, Focus, & Flexibility, is available on Facebook, and is recommended for kids ages six and older.

Developmentally Healthy Play Diet: Age 6-9

Starting at around the age of 6, children begin the process of choosing the type of play they are most interested in, rather than having it dictated to them by […]

5 Ways to Improve Thinking Skills with Technology

Here at LearningWorks for Kids, we’re dedicated to helping families leverage technology in a positive way, showing them how they can use the latest apps and games not just to […]

What are Critical Thinking Skills?

Critical thinking is broadly defined as the process in which we evaluate and analyze information to gain a fuller understanding of a particular subject or problem, and then use those […]


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Executive Functions

What are Executive Functions? Executive functions are brain-based cognitive skills that facilitate critical thinking and self-regulation. Executive functions call upon the prefrontal cortex of our brains to help with goal-setting and decision making. These skills include [...]

What Are Thinking Skills?

The term “thinking skills” refers to the specific mental and cognitive processes that a person draws upon to think effectively. Basically, thinking skills are what we use in our heads […]