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Exergaming: A Tool for ADHD, Behavioral, & Emotional Issues
Exergaming: A Tool for ADHD, Behavioral, & Emotional Issues

By Dan Lawler, PhD and Bev Bachman, M.Ed. “Schools can be an excruciating experience for kids with ADHD,” notes John Ratey, MD, of Harvard Medical School and author of SPARK: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain. It’s not that students with ADHD can’t focus, but that they can’t focus on command. They are wired differently and working…

Mapleton Public Schools Uses tWall for Sensory, ADD, and ADHD Students

Mapleton Public Schools serves more than 6,500 students in Adams County, just north of Denver, and an additional 2,500 students around Colorado through its online partnership school.  They are committed to raising expectations, providing choices for learning and removing obstacles for all students so that they can guarantee that each student “achieves his or her dreams and enthusiastically contributes to…

LEEP Forward Uses tWall for Speech, Occupational, and Physical Therapy

  LEEP Forward Inc. is a place built on best practices utilizing evidence based practices and scientific approaches. They take a holistic view of the child by ensuring they consider all aspects of the child’s development. This is accomplished by working with their multi-disciplinary team including speech, occupational, and physical therapist. They also have social work services, developmental therapist, educators…

Rio Grande City CISD Uses tWall in Sensory Rooms Across District

  Rio Grande City Consolidated Independent School District is a public school district based in Rio Grande City, Texas.  The Special Services department encompasses three unique programs.  These programs include Special education, Dyslexia and Section 504.  Special Education is an integral part of the total instructional program of the district.  A continuum of services is provided to meet the needs of students.…

McMinn County Schools Add Touch Wall to PE and Special Education

  The Mission of The McMinn County School System is to equip students for life-long learning through academics, accountability, and learning experiences. The combination of Fitness, Games and Technology is a sure win for students to be actively engaged. These Exergaming solutions have made an impact for thousands of kids around the world.  Recently the McMinn County Schools decided to add the…

Wellness Institute of Neurodevelopment Using Fitness Technology

  The Wellness Institute of Neurodevelopment in Houston, TX has a very defined mission.  Their goal is to help children, youth and adults to become physically and emotionally healthy people, working with a multidisciplinary team of experts integrating traditional medicine with innovative therapies that maximize results from a holistic approach. The Wellness Institute of Neurodevelopment have a standard plan that…

St Joseph CCSD #169 Adds Interactive tWall for Sensory Needs

  Just down south of us in Central Illinois, just a few miles from the Indiana border resides the St Joseph CCSD #169.  This school is a K-8 district located in St. Joseph, Illinois.  The district consists of two main buildings that house a total of nearly 900 students. The K-4 building is a conglomeration of additions to one of…

Halifax Regional Centre for Education Uses tWall for Fitness Training

  The Halifax Regional Centre for Education is the public school district responsible for 136 elementary, junior high, and high schools located in the Halifax Regional Municipality in Halifax County, Nova Scotia.  The district’s stated vision is “to provide a high quality education to every student every day”. Recently we installed a tWall at one of the their high school locations.  This tWall 64 will…

TLC Pediatric Therapies Uses Proactive and Multidisciplinary Approach

  The vision of TLC Pediatric Therapies is to support children and families in reaching their full potential with a creative and progressive approach in the delivery of pediatric therapy services. They promote family involvement as a valuable part of the therapy process and encourage education and training. Their goal is to help each child and family grow with “Tender…

Metro School Adds tWall to their Sensory Room for Students

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) is located in the Charlotte, North Carolina region and provides academic instruction, rigor and support each school day to more than 148,299 students in kindergarten through 12th grade in 175​ schools throughout the cities and towns of Mecklenburg County. CMS believes setting high standards for all students creates a greater opportunity for future success – in our…

The Underused Tool for Education – Exergame Transforms the Classroom

  Although research shows that exercise activates the attention system, increases focus, modulates mood, and enhances learning, it remains an underused tool in education. When teachers and students better understand how to work with the physiology of one’s body, the educational experience is optimized. This is especially true for students with behavioral issues such as ADHD.   Our response to students…

Wichita Public Schools Add Interactive Wall For Special Education

  Inspiring future leaders and empowering each student with the 21st century skills and knowledge necessary for success drive “Team 259” toward greatness every day. Wichita Public Schools provides unparalleled opportunities for students – in the classroom; by participation in service and extra-curricular activities; because of extraordinary and safe school facilities; regardless of ability, language needs, background. The Wichita Public Schools provides a continuum…

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