Resources for understanding the effects of “screen time” on children
American Academy of Pediatrics: “Handheld screen time linked with speech delays in young children,” May 2017
American Academy of Pediatrics: “American Academy of Pediatrics Announces New Recommendations for Children’s Media Use,” October 2016
American Academy of Pediatrics: “Healthy Digital Media Use Habits for Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers,” October 2016
Annals of Family Medicine: “Overstimulated Consumers or Next Generation Learner? Parent Tensions About Child Mobile Technology Use,” November/December 2016 v14 No. 6
Association for Psychological Science: “Toddlers and Touchscreens: A Science in Development,” July 2015
USA Today: “Implementing a Digital Family Policy,” A. Bair, March 2015, P64
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: “Important Milestones – Your Child by Eighteen Months”
Common Sense Media: “Zero to Eight: Children’s Media Use in America 2013”
Illinois Reading Council: “Parent Involvement in Reading,” L. Elish-Piper, Vol. 41, No. 3, sum2013
“Digital Kids: How to Balance Screen Time and Why it Matters,” Martin L. Kutscher, Jessica Kingsley Publishers. London. Philadelphia, 2017
Kabali,H. et. al. “Exposure and Use of Mobile Media Devices by Young Children.” American Academy of Pediatrics. November 2015.
Merchant,G. “Keep Taking the Tablets: iPads, Story Apps and Early Literacy.” Australian Journal of Language and Literacy. v38, no.1, 2015.
National Association for the Education of Young Children. “Help Your Child Build Fine Motor Skills.”
Pew Research Center. “Children’s extracurricular activities.” Parenting in America. December 17, 2015″