Dr. Brittany Ferri, PhD

Licensed Occupational Therapist
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Brittany is a registered and licensed occupational therapist who holds a PhD in Integrative Mental Health. She is the owner of a writing and consulting company called Simplicity of Health. She has direct experience in program development, behavioral health, pediatrics, and telehealth. She has published five books, lectured at 20+ OT/OTA programs, and has been quoted as a health expert by NBC News, WebMD, CNN, and other outlets.

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Dr. Brittany Ferri, PhD

Child Development

What Impacts A Child's Ability To Retain Information? Tips To Help Your Child With Memory

In this article, we'll talk about the potential causes of memory issues in kids and specific tips you can use to help your child retain and recall information. Then, we'll discuss when parents should be concerned about a child's memory and what to do.

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Child Development

How To Deal With A Picky Eater: Strategies To Try

If you have a picky eater, what can you do? First, let's address why a child with ADHD might be a picky eater. Then, we'll talk about what you can do for a child who struggles with picky eating and how the Joon app can help.

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Parenting

What Is The Best Breed Of Dog For A Child With ADHD?

WWe'll talk about why dogs can be beneficial for kids with ADHD and what to look for when it comes to the best dog breeds for a hyperactive child. Then, we'll discuss virtual pets as an addition or alternative to pet ownership. 

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Kids & Tech

The Best ADHD Video Game To Help Your Family: A Review Of Joon

In this article, we'll go over what makes our app special and how the Joon app works. Then, we will discuss the benefits that parents and kids get from using Joon.

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Parenting

How to Help Your Child with ADHD go to Sleep

If you're a parent who wants to know how to help your child with ADHD go to sleep, you aren't alone. Sleep problems are common in those who live with ADHD, but it is possible to address them effectively.

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Child Development

How to Improve Social Skills in Kids with ADHD

Here we'll discuss how to help your child with ADHD improve social skills through practicing at home, creating opportunities for friendship, and other means. 

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Parenting

ABA Therapy Techniques to Try At Home

There are many ABA techniques that parents can try at home. In this article, I'll outline what ABA therapy is and its use. Then, I will discuss ABA therapy techniques that parents can try at home, such as color-matching activities, sitting in a chair, and using positive reinforcement.

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Parenting

How to Motivate Students with ADHD

Motivation is one of the key areas where students with ADHD may struggle. Some experts have even concluded that people with ADHD find it more difficult to stay motivated than to pay attention.

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Parenting

ADHD And School Avoidance: Understanding The Refusal For Your Child To Go

One common battle for parents of kids with ADHD and related disorders is their children refusing to go to school. It may be difficult but proper communication with your child is the first step to handling the situation.

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