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Should your kids play video games?

Should your kids play video games?

  • Some worry video games might be addictive, harmful or that they might encourage kids to be violent. Often the issue isn’t video games themselves but how they’re used.
  • Video games can have several benefits, such as boosting creativity and problem-solving abilities, helping kids express themselves, and sharpening their spatial skills.
Caring for kids
Misbehaviour
Positive behaviour
Oct 7, 20226 minutes read time

Reviewed by: Professor Mark Dadds and Dr Lucy Tully

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What is stimming?

Learn more about stimming (self-stimulatory behavior), its effects, and why many children with autism stim.
Caring for kids
Jul 5, 20226 minutes read time

Reviewed by: Professor Mark Dadds, Dr Lucy Tully, Bridie Leonard, Adrienne Turnell, and ​Elysha Clark Whitney

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Autism and children: how to cope with challenging behaviors

What triggers challenging behavior in kids with autism and how can you help them cope?
Caring for children
Misbehaviour
Discipline
Jun 30, 20226 minutes read time

Reviewed by: Professor Mark Dadds, Dr Lucy Tully, Bridie Leonard, Adrienne Turnell, and ​Elysha Clark Whitney

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Types of parenting styles: the pros and cons as listed by the experts

Learn more about the four main styles of parenting and their long-term effects on children.
Caring for kids
Discipline
Jun 24, 20226 minutes read time

Reviewed by: Professor Mark Dadds and Dr Lucy Tully

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How to help a child with ADHD

Read eight practical tips on caring for a child with ADHD and helping them thrive.
Misbehavior
Caring for kids
Discipline
Jun 22, 20226 minutes read time

Reviewed by: Professor Mark Dadds and Dr Lucy Tully

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