Podcast Episode #214: “Screen Time Rules and Systems for Teens with ADHD” with Wes Crenshaw, Ph.D.
Tune in as Wes Crenshaw, Ph.D., advises parents of teens with ADHD on how to rein in video gaming and balance it with other activities.
Listen to “Screen Time Rules and Systems for Teens with ADHD” with Wes Crenshaw, Ph.D.
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Phones. Computers. Tablets. Game Consoles. TVs. The ubiquity of screens today is impossible to ignore and even harder to manage, especially if your teen has ADHD. It’s true that technology is powering huge advancements in personal organization, learning, and information gathering. It’s also true that screens are really really distracting — and can become a tremendous way to avoid the things we need to (but don’t want to) get done. The key to using screen time productively, for many families, is the establishment of a parent-child agreement and system designed to maximize the value of electronic tools and to minimize the downside.
- Free Download: Guide to Brain-Boosting Video Games
- Put Down That Device!
- Study: Screen Time Linked to Inattention Problems and ADHD in Preschoolers
- eBook: Video Games and the ADHD Brain
This ADHD Experts webinar was first broadcast live on March 27, 2018.
Note on audio quality: This podcast is a recording of a webinar series, and the audio has been captured from telephone conversations, not recorded in a studio. Register to participate in the live webinars at: www.additude.com/webinars/
Updated on November 12, 2020