Expert Webinar Replay: Summer Screen Limits and Learning: Using Apps and Games to Build Social Skills, Creativity, and Fitness
In this webinar, Randy Kulman, Ph.D., explains how parents harness the power of your child’s technology to encourage physical, social, & creative play.
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“Idle hands are the devil’s workshop.”
OK, this may be a little extreme. But most parents of children with ADHD appreciate the importance of a full, engaging, consistent schedule — particularly during the summer months. If left to their own devices, many kids will flock to their own devices‚ playing video games, clowning on SnapChat, and wasting July and August indoors. Downtime is OK, but unfettered screen time is not. Parents must set limits and, more importantly, find ways to promote other types of activities. In this webinar, learn how to harness the power of your child’s captivating technology to encourage physical, social, and creative play.
This webinar will address the following:
- The biological and psychological explanation for technology’s magnetic appeal to children with ADHD
- Three ways for parents to take control over screen time this summer
- How outdoor time and exercise improve learning and ADHD symptoms
- Specific strategies for combining tech time with outdoor and family time
- How parents can identify games, apps, and digital media that will encourage physical, social, and creative play this summer
Webinar replays include:
- Slides accompanying the webinar
- Related resources from ADDitude
- Free newsletter updates about ADHD
This ADHD Experts webinar was first broadcast live on June 6, 2017.
Meet the Expert Speaker
Randy Kulman, Ph.D., is the founder and president of LearningWorks for Kids (learningworksforkids.com), an educational technology company that specializes in using video games and interactive digital media to teach executive-functioning and academic skills. For the past 30 years, Dr. Kulman has been the clinical director of South County Child and Family Consultants, a private practice that specializes in assessment and interventions for children with learning disorders and attention difficulties. He is the author of two books: Train Your Brain for Success: A Teenager’s Guide to Executive Functions and Playing Smarter in a Digital World.
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