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Tech Tuesday covers apps and other technology that can help your child learn as well as cope with a medical condition.

HOPE: A helpful and worthwhile app

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As a parent, you want to equip your child with every opportunity to improve and do better. That’s even more true when you have a child with some special needs.

Tech Tuesday: Chuggington app makes learning traffic safety fun for kids

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Producers of the Chuggington TV series and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have come together to create a fun learning app about childhood traffic safety.

Tech Tuesday: 5 apps for healthy hearts

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Whether you have an iPhone or an Android device, there’s a wealth of apps available that can serve as portable health guidebooks that you can reference in emergencies and in your daily health routines.

#TechTuesday: Mobile app offers e-scrapbooking while tracking milestones

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Parents love to celebrate and share their children’s many “firsts” as they age – first word, first step, first story time, first catch and for some people even the first vaccination. Many also wonder if their child’s development is on track. The new Shot@Life mobile app offers a fun way for parents to both evaluate and digitally scrapbook these “aww” moments from birth to 5 years old.

#TechTuesday: 4 apps that make learning fun

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Does your child dread math? There’s an app for that. Need help with her focus and memory? There’s an app for that too. With the hundreds of educational apps available, however, it can be challenging to find the right ones. That’s why I love finding lists of best apps to help with this or that.

#TechTuesday: Care4Kids app and mobile website garner national recognition

Akron Children's Hospital's Care4Kids mobile app

Last year Akron Children’s launched the free Care4Kids app to put our most frequently requested Web content and other resources into the hands of busy parents who have either iPhones or Android smartphones. We also launched a mobile version of our website, akronchildrens.org.