Tiny Tastes: iOS and Android app for your picky eaters

For many young children, trying new foods (especially healthier foods!) can be rather challenging.  Children may be turned off by a food’s appearance among other things.  The creators of Tiny Tastes are aware of these picky eaters and have thus developed the app to help encourage children to try new foods! The app Tiny Tastes features a cute kangaroo named Tiny, […]

Mother from Indianapolis develops Lectio, an app for dyslexia

“Have you ever heard the expression, ‘Necessity is the mother of all invention?’ Well, it’s true,” says Kris Parmelee.  Parmelee is an Indianapolis mother of a son with dyslexia, a learning disorder affecting at least 10-15% of the nation’s population.  After several years of watching her son struggle with reading, Parmelee founded and developed Lectio, an app […]

b-Calm GP and PRO: Headphones for autism

Children with autism are often sensitive to noise, and noise-canceling headphones are a great resource (or absolute necessity!) for these children.  One of our most popular blogs is the Headphones for Children with Autism post.  While browsing the internet today, I came across a company called b-Calm LLC, a company with a passion to help […]

Timocco: Games for Accelerated Development

There are many games available on gaming consoles, computers, and mobile devices to engage children.  While many of these games may teach some developmental skills, several of these aren’t specifically designed for individuals with autism, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), and more–but Timocco games are!  Timocco is a cutting-edge virtual motion gaming system that motivates children to […]

WatchMinder: Vibrating Watch and Reminder System

There are several options available for individuals with ADHD, asthma, diabetes, etc., to ensure that they are staying on track with their medications and more.  And with all the smart devices on the market today, there are many apps specifically designed to aide said individuals.  However, Dr. Laurence Becker, child psychologist, felt alerts on phones […]

5 iOS and Android Apps for ADHD

There are many misconceptions present throughout current society regarding childhood disorders. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is the most frequently diagnosed psychiatric condition among children; it is predominantly diagnosed between ages six and twelve, affecting more than 1 in 10 children in the United States. Diagnosing individuals with the disorder is complex despite the prevalence […]