When Shawna Roach’s daughter, Mackenzie, was diagnosed with a brain tumor shortly after her eighth birthday, Shawna quickly discovered the benefits of using a CaringBridge website to keep friends and family updated about Mackenzie’s condition.
Tech Tuesday covers apps and other technology that can help your child learn as well as cope with a medical condition.
Now that a new school year is upon us, it’s time to get back into the daily routine of homework and study time.
While many apps and websites can be used to aid in learning new information or helping kids study, child psychologist Geoffrey Putt says the most effective tool is the one your child will use.
For many children, an iPad is a sleek and conveniently portable device to listen to music, watch movies or connect with friends via social media. But for 6-year-old Aidan McKoski, the iPad is becoming an essential communications tool.
For Akron Children’s Hospital’s mommy bloggers, blogging has provided a way to chronicle the ups and downs of parenting a child with a serious medical condition.
Many of today’s nursing mothers are turning to apps to help them keep records of their baby’s feedings, pumping sessions and volumes of expressed milk. How do breastfeeding apps help these nursing moms?
Michelle Cahoon feels the iPad has changed her 12-year-old son’s life, and by extension, her family’s. Her son has autism and severe anxiety. The iPad helps him stay calm and he is able to use it to regulate his severe anxiety.