Electronics and Learning Problems in Kids

A recent Kaiser Family Foundation study found that children ages 8 – 18 are spending more than 7 hours daily using electronic media, including television, computers, video games, iPods, and cell phones!  Research shows without regulation of time spent using such media children can miss out on important social interactions, which may lead to delays in language development, attention and learning problems, and noise-induced hearing loss.

Linda D'Onofrio, a speech-language pathologist, joined us to share some ways to determine if electronic media is a problem for your child and what you can do about it.re a

To learn more about preventing hearing loss connected to electronic media, click here.  To find out more about the effects of electronic media on learning, click here.   And for more information about Linda, visit her website.

 
 

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