Dimensions: 5 x 8 inches
Authors: Raun Melmed and Annette Sexton
Illustrations by Jeff Harvey
Meet Timmy: A lovable monster who can’t get enough of the coolest gadgets and video games. Too bad he doesn’t realize how much time he spends each day in front of a screen. Timmy’s Monster Diary: Screen Time Stress uses "Time-Telling" and "ST4" techniques developed by Dr. Raun Melmed of the Melmed Center in Arizona to help kids self-monitor the amount of time they spend with technology. Timmy’s doodles and diary entries chronicle his delightful adventures, misadventures, and eventual triumph in a funny, relatable way. The book also includes a resource section to help parents and teachers implement Dr. Melmed’s methods, plus ST4 reminders that kids can remove, color, and place around the house.
Dr. Raun D. Melmed is a developmental and behavioral pediatrician and director of the Melmed Center in Scottsdale, Arizona, and co-founder and medical director of the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center. He has authored several books on autism, mindfulness for children, ADHD and bullying.
Annette Sexton graduated from Brigham Young University with a BA in English. Diagnosed with ADHD at age ten, she is excited to be a part of helping kids face and overcome familiar challenges.
Jeff Harvey graduated from BYU in illustration and lives in Utah with his wife and family—doing nothing but making art.