Research shows that kids with ADHD are particularly vulnerable to screen addictions and the negative effects that follow. Design elements intrinsic to digital media play into the neurobiology of the ADHD brain, heightening the risk for negative impacts from electronic devices.
by Dave Sylvestro, with Eve Kessler, Esq. for Smart Kids with LD
Children who spend an excessive amount of time in front of screens miss the opportunity to develop important skills. Use common-sense approaches to encourage actual social interaction and limit screen time.
by Susan Bauerfeld, PhD, and Chris Parrott, MSc, Post MSc Dipl, with Eve Kessler, Esq. for Smart Kids with LD
The emergence of a screen culture challenges parents to rethink family goals and their approach to technology. With few guidelines to follow, many feel intimidated, overwhelmed, or defeated. Crafting a family-friendly policy begins by exploring the options between all-or-nothing extremes.