Research is still being conducted to look at the long-term effects of screen time. Screen time includes any amount of time a child looks at a computer screen – this includes cell phones, tablets (iPads, Kindles, etc.) video games, TVs, and Computers. It is currently recommended that screen time be limited to 1 hour a day for children with emphasis placed on quality, age appropriate, and educational content. Here are some additional recommendations and strategies for appropriate screen time usage:
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Michael Jankowski, MS, OTR/L
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