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Getting Kids Chores Done With Goally

Goally is a modern approach to creating chore charts for kids with autism or ADHD. It was designed as an alternative to physical visual charts and chore apps that enhances the benefits they provide while reducing any restraints to progress. Goally is a handheld digital version of a chore or behavior chart. As a standalone device, it provides a more efficient and helpful way for children to check, interact, complete, and get rewarded for doing chores, without any of the distractions that occur with chore apps downloaded on mobile devices.

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As we discussed, kids with ADHD and autism can be very literal and hands-on, so Goally is a great way to create a behavior and chore plan that not only holds their attention but keeps it engaged on a recurring basis. Kids can navigate the designed plan all on their own, without needing reminders. The system even discusses rewards for each completed activity, set up through parents.

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Some ways Goally is an ideal choice for creating chore charts:

  • Specifically designed for autism and ADHD development
  • Pictures taken from your phone can be easily added to each step, illustrating for your child exactly what needs to be done.
  • A visual countdown for each step helps children see and understand that each chore should take no more than a certain amount of time.
  • No more sticky velcro or lost chore tasks to try to keep up with! Goally’s portable device has it all in one compact solution.
  • Reprint no more! If it turns out a morning chore would be better for the evening, or a new chore is added, it can be changed with the press of a button or two. Time and paper saved!
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Why Chores Matter for Neurodivergent Kids

Firstly, let’s talk about why chores are important. For neurodivergent kids, chores aren’t just about helping around the house. They’re about developing essential life skills, boosting self-esteem, and fostering a sense of responsibility. However, the challenge lies in the process. That’s where Goally comes in.

kids chores. A boy is using his Goally device to get his chores done around the house.
Read more: How to Make a Chore Chart for Kids

Goally: Your Ally in Chore Management

Goally is a learning tablet designed for kids with thinking and learning differences. It’s not just a tool; it’s a companion that helps your child easily navigate their daily tasks. But how does it work? Let’s break it down:

  • Visual Schedules: Goally provides visual cues, making it easier for kids to understand and remember their tasks.
  • Reminders: Forget nagging. Goally sends gentle reminders for each task, keeping your child on track without stress.
  • Rewards: Positive reinforcement works wonders. Goally allows you to set up a reward system, making chores fun and motivating.

Transforming Chores into Learning Opportunities

With Goally, chores aren’t just tasks but opportunities for learning and growth. Here’s how:

  • Time Management: By following a schedule, kids learn to manage their time effectively.
  • Problem-Solving: Overcoming challenges in chores can boost problem-solving skills.
  • Responsibility: Regular chores foster a sense of responsibility and accomplishment.

Goally | Routines that Actually Work

Goally’s skill building tablet for kids has routines that break down large tasks into small, achievable steps. It helps kids complete their tasks independently! 

A notification from the Goally Parent App on the best tablet for kids indicating the start of a potty routine, demonstrating parental control features.

Create custom routines with your own videos & pictures for every step. The steps come in small, bite-sized pieces to help your child learn the little fundamentals (like putting the toothpaste on their toothbrush!) to achieve bigger goals. And that’s just the beginning. See it in action:

Parenting a neurodivergent child is a journey filled with unique challenges and joys. And while chores may seem like a small part of that journey, they play a significant role in your child’s development. With Goally, you’re not just managing chores but empowering your child to learn, grow, and thrive. In short, Goally is more than a tool; it’s a partner in your parenting journey, helping you turn everyday chores into stepping stones for your child’s growth. So, why not try Goally and see the transformation in your child’s approach to chores?

This post was originally published on 01/01/2021. It was updated on 08/23/2023.

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