To foster normal childhood development, it’s not easy to know how much time is okay for our children to spend on electronic devices or what problems they might experience spending too much time on technology.
Now a UCLA study has found that children who don’t spend time on electronics are better at recognizing human emotions and social cues than children who have spent an excessive amount of time using electronic devices. Understanding subtle non-verbal emotional and facial expressions is difficult to recognize from an electronic device.
You may find this report from the American Academy of Pediatrics helpful in deciding how much time your children should spend on their electronic devices: Learn More …
Jeanine Roddy, M.A., CCC-SLP
Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy