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Helping Kids with Learning Disorders Deal with Cyberbullying

Aug. 03, 2020

Studies have shown that kids and teens with learning disorders and/or ADHD are at especially high risk for all forms of bullying, including cyberbullying. This increased risk appears to be tied to feelings of low self-esteem, loneliness, underdeveloped social skills, and difficulty reading social cues.

The First Video Game Treatment for ADHD Approved by the FDA

Jun. 29, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which evaluates the safety and effectiveness of medications and other treatments, recently approved EndeavorRxTM as the first video game prescription treatment for ADHD. 

Should You Get Your Child or Teen with ADHD a Video Game Console So They Can Socialize with Their Friends During Covid-19?

May. 18, 2020

There are also some very real social benefits to playing video games with friends, especially right now. So, letting your child get the video game console they have always wanted could be a good thing.

Creating a Coronavirus Screen Time Management Plan for Your Family

Mar. 23, 2020

With schools closed and social distancing in full effect, the usual screen time limits have gone out the window for most families. During this time of change and uncertainty, a screen time management plan is mort important than ever.

Research Study Links Screen Time and Academic Performance in Children and Adolescents

Nov. 18, 2019

On average, children watch up to 2.8 hours of tv, play 40 minutes of video games and are on their computers 34 minutes a day. With all of this screen time, how is academic performance affected? Find out here.

Strategies for Smartphone Success

Oct. 14, 2019

Experts recommend waiting until your teen is at least 14 years old before giving them a smartphone of their own, many teens with ADHD may not have the maturity or social skills needed until they are well into high school (or beyond). With that in mind, if you think you have a teen with ADHD who is ready for a smartphone, then plan carefully before handing over the phone.

Is Your Child or Teen with ADHD Ready for a Smartphone?

Oct. 07, 2019

If you have a child or teen who does not already own a smartphone, then chances are that your child is asking (or begging!) you for a phone almost every day. How do you know if your child with ADHD is ready?

Do Video Games Cause ADHD?

Feb. 04, 2019

Do an online search for “causes of ADHD” and you’ll find plenty of discussion about video games being a driving factor in the rising number of kids being diagnosed with ADHD each year. How do you sort the facts from fiction?

Screen Use after Bedtime and ADHD

Jan. 07, 2019

With phones, tablets, and video game consoles accessible to kids just about any time and anywhere, setting limits around screen time is more challenging than ever. When ADHD is added into the mix, setting screen time limits becomes even harder.

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