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