Video Games for Kids with Learning Disabilities

I recently did some research for a friend’s children with learning disabilities.

When I was a kid having my own troubles with my learning disability. I played a lot of video games. Since then, there’s been research done showing how playing video games can be helpful for kids with learning disabilities.

An interesting thing about the study was the fact that we aren’t talking about video games based around learning to read but instead action games.

So below are links to the information I sent to my friend. I also sent a guide for how to set up Steam, buy and install games. And suggestions for games she could get. The eldest child is a nine year old boy, so if anyone else comes up with some game suggestions let me know.

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-21619592

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2014/02/13/276381632/heres-one-more-reason-to-play-video-games-beating-dyslexia

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/video-games-make-treat-dyslexia/

http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(13)00079-1

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