Behavior Modification and Self-Monitoring
The WatchMinder is an ideal assistive tool for behavior modification and self-monitoring. The WatchMinder’s unique training mode allows the user to set up discreet reminders on fixed or random intervals throughout one’s day.
How is the WatchMinder helping those with behavior modification and self-monitoring?
- Click here to download an explanation of self-monitoring and a sample program for using the WatchMinder for self-monitorning.
- Parents of young children are using the WatchMinder for toilet training. For younger children, the “bathroom” message can be set to alert the parent to take the child to the bathroom. For older children, the same “bathroom” message can be set to remind the child himself to use the bathroom.
- Individuals with anxiety are using the WatchMinder to remind themselves to relax and perform breathing exercises throughout the day.
- Busy parents are using the WatchMinder to discreetly remind themselves to give their children positive feedback throughout the day.
- Business persons are using the WatchMinder to discreetly remind themselves to relax and stay positive throughout the work day.
- Workers in jobs with repetitive tasks or who sit for long hours at their desks are using the “stretch” reminder to cue themselves to stretch throughout the workday. The WatchMinder can prevent work related ailments such as back problems and carpal tunnel disease.
- Public speakers, teachers, and professors are using the WatchMinder to pace themselves during their talks and lectures.
"It is wonderful to have a reminder to look up so that I can praise a specific child for being on task. With more children in the classroom, sometimes it is hard to have that constant feedback for a child that needs that reinforcement more regularly." – 3rd Grade Teacher
"We first set up the watch to remind my husband and I to take our daughter to the bathroom and now she wears it to remind herself! It really worked for us!" – Proud Parent
"My therapist set up meditation and breathing exercises to help me with my anxiety and high blood pressure and the WathMinder reminds me to do them twice a day." – College Student with Anxiety
"My son thinks that it has been very helpful. I also received a note from one of his teacher telling about the change that she has noticed in his behavior. She describes him as more mature." – Proud Parent