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CBS Minnesota: Video Game Program Showing Results For Kids With Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minnesota mom is taking years of pain, and offering healing to others via a video game. It’s no secret kids get sucked right in to video games. Eight-year-old Samantha and 10-year-old Charlie are no exception. But this is a vortex their moms are beyond grateful for. “She doesn’t even realize she’s learning […]

SWNewsMedia.com: Minnetonka-based BrainyAct offers another way to play

MINNETONKA — Dolly Lowery has a passion for helping students with autism, dyslexia and ADHD overcome their learning disabilities by playing a video game. She and her company, Minnetonka-based Kinuu, launched BrainyAct in 2018, and in May 2019, the company began offering an in-home version of the therapeutic video game. BrainyAct uses Kinect technology — […]

Pioneer Press Story – A metro mom’s computer game aims to help children with learning disabilities, and a home version is coming soon

Wyatt Vogland, 9, of Bloomington, stared intently at a computer screen in Minnetonka last week, balancing an imaginary red ball in his right hand. The exercise was part of a brain training program called Kinuu created by Dolly Steichen Lowery, of Excelsior, in 2014. Through the program, she developed BrainyAct, an interactive game that helps strengthen weak […]

Kare 11 – MN company develops video game for kids with learning disabilities

MINNETONKA, Minn. – A Minnesota-based company has developed a video game to help kids with learning disabilities. BrainyAct is the flagship product from the company Kinuu. Based in Minnetonka, Kinuu set out to create a game that would help kids who have ADHD, autism or dyslexia. “I wanted something that would be convenient for parents […]

Sun News Story – Excelsior mother develops video game BrainyAct to help children overcome learning disabilities

Dolly Lowery, Excelsior mother and CEO of the Minnetonka company Kinuu, developed BrainyAct after seeing a need for an affordable treatment for children who have an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, dyslexia, sensory issues or emotional behavior disorders. “I have a son with severe dyslexia and I spent about 10 years in clinics […]

Fox 9 News – MN mom helps develop software program for kids with autism, ADHD, dyslexia

(KMSP) – For parents with children who have autism, ADHD or dyslexia, it can be heartbreaking when therapy results in little progress. Now, a Minnesota mom has teamed up with a group of specialists to create a software program that she says can bring real change. Eleven-year-old Ana is smart and eager to have fun – a […]