“Screen Use and Abuse: Create a Healthy Video Game Diet for Your Child with ADHD” [Video Replay & Podcast #284]

Episode Description

imageDoes your child spend all of his free time playing video games? Far too many kids use their recreational time sitting in entrance of a screen zoning out trying to master League of Legends and Fortnite, or gazing YouTube. It’s worse for kids who have been recognized with ADHD. The multimodal stimulation and quick comments video games ship are the precise components that seize the attention of youngsters with ADHD. Playing video video games could also be the only process that makes a child with ADHD be ok with his center of attention and effort.

Limiting video game use at house is very challenging. In reality, many parents are concerned that their youngsters are addicted to video games, and they don’t know how to best possible smash the addiction. Should they ban video games utterly? Set schedules and daily limits? Monitor their child’s game play?

Dr. Randy Kulman and James Daley will explain the difference between screen-time use and abuse. In this webinar, you're going to be informed:

  • How to grasp the variations between “addicted,” “engaged,” “passionate,” and “standard” players
  • Practical methods for construction a healthy Play Diet
  • Strategies for reworking screen-based play, with games like Fortnite, into productive finding out opportunities
  • Manage display screen abuse with the newest, best parental keep an eye on gear

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Meet the Expert Speakers:

Randy Kulman, Ph.D., is the founder and president of LearningWorks for Kids (learningworksforkids.com), an educational technology company that specializes in the usage of video games to teach executive-functioning and educational talents. For the previous 30 years, Dr. Kulman has also been the clinical director and president of South County Child and Family Consultants, a personal observe that specializes in the overview of kids with govt functioning and consideration difficulties. Additionally, Dr. Kulman is the creator of numerous essays and e-book chapters at the use of virtual applied sciences for bettering executive-functioning skills in kids.| See expert’s full bio »

James Daley is the Vice President and Creative Director at LearningWorks for Kids. James oversees the editorial route, design, and content manufacturing for all of LearningWorks for Kid’s internet sites and publications, working to verify the quality of content material and consistency of imaginative and prescient across numerous and evolving media platforms. In addition to his tasks at LW4K, James instructs digital writing for the University of Rhode Island, whilst doggedly sporting on his pastime for “paper-based media” as an writer and editor.| See expert’s full bio »

Listener Testimonials

  • “I cherished the entire play & play diet model. Healthy, balanced play can be simple to conceptualize when sharing this dinner plate graphic with my children. Thank you!”
  •  “I feel it's great that you simply all are retaining consistent with the exchange in era and how our societal and technological evolutions impact ADHD.”
  • “This was once probably the most useful and informative webinar I've attended so far!”
  • “I truly preferred the clear guidelines for putting in place just right display time behaviors!!”

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