Excessive use of electronic devices by children is detrimental to their health and well-being. A recent New York Times article “Screen Addiction is Taking its Toll on Children” generated over 600 comments and prompts parents to consider how to keep children moving and learning during the summer when it is hot. What do you suggest to families?
Read the NY Times article: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/07/06/screen-addiction-is-taking-a-toll-on-children/?mabReward=A3&_r=0
American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations:
National Institutes of Health recommendations: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/patientinstructions/000355.htm