28 Mar 2019

“If your child were addicted to drugs or alcohol, would you let him have just a little bit?” It was this question from Matthew’s cognitive behavior therapist that started my head spinning. My child was addicted to video games, and I wasn’t doing enough to help him reco...

12 Jun 2018

Conventional wisdom calls video gaming a distraction that gets in the way of learning. But for teens with attention deficit, it may actually offer a way to enhance executive function.

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If playing video games for hours guaranteed future success, I would be...

10 Jun 2018

Your teen gets lost in video games — so how can you bring him back now and then to life in the real world? Smart strategies for cutting down without cutting him off.

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Your teenager with ADHD spends too much time playing video games, but you don’t want to d...

9 Jun 2018

“Does any current neuroscience investigate whether and how different kinds of games affect the brain? Do different games affect their brains differently?”

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There is no question that playing video games affects the brain. In existing studies, neuroscientist...

8 Jun 2018

Playing a great video game is like living inside of a movie and being showered with gold coins. Is it any wonder our children love them? But too much of a good thing can be very, very bad when a child with ADHD hyperfocuses on games and becomes addicted. Learn how to b...

7 Jun 2018

It’s violent. It’s fast-paced. It’s funny. But the attraction to Fortnite goes deeper for many players with ADHD. Here, tweens and teens describe their magnetic attraction to this multi-player sandbox survivor game.

Source: Facebook.com

Do children with ADHD have greater...

3 May 2018

“My son’s playdates comprise playing video games for five hours on a Saturday. He’s a nerdy kid — no sports, 130 IQ, ADHD, non-outdoors person — any suggestions?”

Source: wix.com

I am a big believer in a balancing a child’s activities — academic, athletic, artistic, gami...

11 Feb 2018

Daphne Bavelier

11 Feb 2018

Smart phones, video games, and mobile apps are all woven into our daily lives. They are inescapable, but also potentially dangerous – particularly for children and teens with ADHD. Learn how to strike a healthy digital balance in your household.


 

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