Video Games Help Children With Special Educational Needs

1542 WordsNov 20, 20167 Pages
This paper explains how video games help children with special educational needs, should children have certain technologies (I.e. phones, tablets, etc.) readily available, and what children enjoy about playing video games. [METHODS?] The findings from this research are that children 's fascination in video games, whether with typical development or not, mainly involves the thrill of challenges and the feeling of achievement when winning. When playing video games, children do learn alternate ways to solve problems. Children who play video games may think and learn differently than those who do not play. Those who tend to cheat in a video games may also do the same when academics are involved. A child 's academic ethics and effort seems to reflect when playing video games. In other words, children who play a video game with minimal effort seem to give the same amount of effort when academics are concerned. My conclusions include that technology is good for children with special educational needs, it is helpful for young children in that it gives them the tools that they need for success (being bilingual in the technological language), and that it helps children cognitively by finding new ways to solve problems. Technology 's Impact on Childhood Development Ever since video games were introduced to the world, the topic on whether or not they benefit or decline a child 's progress was a concerning and alarming question. This topic has steadily grown in interest as
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