Paula Gross and Jenna Voss
Children today are growing up in a vastly different world than those just 20 years prior. With technology’s deep-seated roots in modern society, young children spend unprecedented portions of their day fiddling with iPhones, tapping at iPads, and staring at computer or TV screens (Singer & Singer, 2012). Indeed, so much of these children’s time is spent with their eyes mindlessly glued to screens that it leaves professionals, parents, and caregivers wondering: is it possible that this screen time could negatively affect a child’s early development?
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screen time, speech and language development, cognitive development, socio-emotional development, LENA Deaf/Hard of Hearing (D/HH)
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