Deaf Education Posters

Faculty Advisor

Paula Gross and Jenna Voss



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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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Presentation Type

Poster Presentation


Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Degree Program

Early Intervention in Deaf Education

Publication Date

Spring 2021


Fontbonne University Archives


St. Louis, MO


screen time, speech and language development, cognitive development, socio-emotional development, LENA Deaf/Hard of Hearing (D/HH)

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How Screen Time Affects Children’s Language and Communication Development



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