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ADHD Summer Camp Can Improve Social Skills of Special Kids

Children look forward to summer camp for various reasons: trying unique and exciting activities, making new friends (or reconnecting with old ones), and seeking adventure away from parents. Parents often look to camp for growth opportunities – physical, social and emotional. Great summer camps offer all of this to many children, including some with ADHD. ...

Adam Savage is back, in ‘MythBusters Jr.’ on Science Channel (Wednesdays 9 pm ET/6 pm PT)

Adam Savage is back with an all-new show, and he’ll be tweeting live during tonight’s MythBusters Jr. on ⁦The Science Channel⁩. The episode is named "Battery Blast," so we're expecting there will be explodey explosions, and they're mentioning “straight as an arrow” so, pointy weapons.

Here's the pitch:

Six of the nation’s most talented ...

Rigorous new scientific study: Link between kids screen time and their well-being is highly overstated

In a heavy-duty new scientific paper published this week, University of Oxford researchers argue that the association between adolescent well-being and digital technology use is tiny. Really tiny. From Scientific American:

(The paper by experimental psychologist Andrew Przybylski and grad student Amy Orben) reveals the pitfalls of the statistical methods scientists have employed and ...

How Toys Can Boost Your Child’s Development

How a child views their world starts from the arms of their caretakers. Their views are closely guarded with what you put in front of them. From the time they are in your **** until the end of their teens, they act like a sponge — absorbing everything around them and creating impressions that suit ...

Connecting With Your Child: 5 Things You Can Do To Stay Close Despite Your Work

Having spent the last two decades working in the advertising industry based in New York but with clients all over the country, being on the road is just something that always came with the job. My wife had always been really supportive of my ambitions and therefore, excessive travel has never been much of an ...

LEGO stop-motion short film by 8-year-old girl animator

This 8 year old is a lot more patient and creative than most adults I know. What a cool little kid-made short film.

“My 8 year old daughter made a Stop-motion Lego movie hoping to post it on Legolife, but they don't post videos yet,” said IMGURian @dadwithtowel, who posted it on IMGUR with her ...

The Chinese government is putting tracking chips into school uniforms to watch every move kids make

Just when you thought that the Chinese government's extensive surveillance of the country's citizens couldn't get any creepier or more intrusive, Xi Jingping slyly raises an eyebrow and asks the west to hold his Tsingtao:

From The Epoch Times:

In China’s latest quest to build an all-seeing surveillance state, schools have become part of the ...

Barack Obama dressed as Santa to surprise kids at a children’s hospital

12.19.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

'Tis the season to watch the former president of the United States be cute as ****, apparently. Barack Obama spent Wednesday donning a Santa hat and spreading holiday cheer while handing out presents at Washington's Children’s National hospital... ...

Consumer advocacy groups call on FTC to investigate kids’ apps on Google Play

A coalition of 22 consumer and public health advocacy groups, led by Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) and Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), have today filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission asking them to investigate and sanction Google for how its Google Play Store markets apps to children. The complaint states that ...