Parents' Guide to

Choiceworks

By Mieke VanderBorght, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Customizable boards help with executive functioning.

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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

only for app store... what about android?

i want the app... but we are an android family...

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Choiceworks offers a simple, straightforward, and visual representation of some important life skills. This may help some kids who have trouble grasping the abstract nature of feelings, for example. That said, the three topics (routines, waiting, and feelings) feel disjointed, and although the board setup works well for a to-do list, it oversimplifies complicated emotional situations. The schedule board is the most successful: Kids see a task order, get satisfaction from moving tasks into the "all done" column, and can enjoy reward activities upon completion. Boards may be useful during discussion prompts before or after the target situation (feeling angry, having to wait). The customization makes usage infinitely adaptable, but it would be nice to see parent guides for how to get the most out of using the boards.

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