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As mon­ey pours in­to dig­i­tal ther­a­peu­tics, in­sur­ance cov­er­age crawls

Talk ther­a­py didn’t help Lily with at­ten­tion deficit hy­per­ac­tiv­i­ty dis­or­der, or AD­HD. But a video game did.

As the 10-year-old zooms through icy wa­ters and tar­gets fly­ing crea­tures on the snow-capped plan­et Frigidus, she builds at­ten­tion skills, thanks to Ak­ili In­ter­ac­tive Labs’ video game En­deav­or­Rx. She’s now less anx­ious and scat­tered, al­low­ing her to stay on a low dose of AD­HD med­ica­tion, ac­cord­ing to her mom Vi­o­let Vu.

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