- Home of The Good Toy Guide and The Good App Guide -
Fundamentally Children is an organisation dedicated to helping children develop skills through play. We provide independent expert advice on a range of topics including play, toys, apps, children’s tech, e-safety, child development, special needs and other parenting issues.
Dr Amanda Gummer has over 20 years experience working with children and families. Widely considered as THE go to expert on play, toys and child development, Amanda combines her theoretical knowledge with a refreshingly pragmatic approach to family life, that resonates both with parents and professionals. Amanda is regularly in the media, and continues to take an active role in research, having presented a paper at the International Toy Research Association’s World Congress in Portugal in July 2014.
Fundamentally Children is the bringing together of Amanda’s research consultancy, FUNdamentals, her parenting support, based on the Parent-Centred Parenting Model of family life and the Good Toy Guide website alongside the all new Good App Guide.
Lucy Gill is the inspiration behind the Good App Guide and is the main author of our advice on technology and eSafety. She brings to the team over 10 years experience working with technology for families as a user experience and user innovation specialist.She’s helped optimise usability of services across mobile, TV and web for companies including BBC, Sky, O2 and Samsung. She understands the needs and challenges of both children and parents from apps and tablets, and is passionate about providing a useful resource to them whilst supporting the app industry to produce even better apps.
To book Dr Amanda Gummer for speaking, writing, media and consultancy:
Phone: 07915 910231
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