“The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Video Games—How Parents Can Take Action” [Video Replay & Podcast #174]
Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#174), and download the slide presentation for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on November 17, 2016.
Video games can teach problem-solving skills and critical thinking—and also suck a child’s attention from real people and experiencesd. Wes Crenshaw, Ph.D., and Ryan Sipes explain how to choose the best games and set reasonable restrictions.
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Read More on Video Games
- Free Download: Guide to Brain-Boosting Video Games
- ADDitude-Approved Video and Computer Games for Children
- More Face Time, Less Screen Time
- eBook: Video Games and the ADHD Brain
Meet the Expert Speakers
Wes Crenshaw, Ph.D., ABPP, is a psychologist, sex therapist, and author of I Always Want to Be Where I’m Not: Successful Living with ADD and ADHD and the forthcoming ADHD and Zombies. He’s logged over 25,000 hours face-to-face with clients in his 26-year career at his practice in Lawrence, Kansas.
Ryan Sipes is community manager at System76, a computer manufacturer focused on building machines for creators. Ryan is a long-time gamer, especially role playing and fighting games. Ryan is an expert at managing ADHD in his professional life, including instituting reasonable, easy-to-follow restrictions on his gaming.
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