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How to Maximize the Benefits of Screen Time for Children with ADHD

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

3:00pm - 4:00pm ET

Does your child spend hours of time online playing games or socializing with friends? Digital play is any activity that uses technology. From Minecraft, to Facebook, to texting friends children and teens spend a lot of time in front of a screen.

Join us to learn about the different benefits of screen time. You’ll learn about some of the best types of games and apps for children with ADHD and what to look for when trying out a new game or app with your child. Leave with a clear understanding of the benefits and how they can be maximized for children with ADHD.

Attendees will be able to:

  • Define digital play
  • Identify three benefits of screen time
  • List the best types of games and apps for children with ADHD


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Randy Kulman, Ph.D. is the Founder and President of LearningWorks for Kids an educational technology company that specializes in using video games to teach executive-functioning and academic skills. For the past 25 years, Dr. Kulman has also been the Clinical Director and President of South County Child and Family Consultants, a multidisciplinary group of private practitioners that specializes in assessment and interventions for children with learning disorders and attention difficulties. Additionally, Dr. Kulman is the author of numerous essays and book chapters on the use of digital technologies for improving executive-functioning skills in children. 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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