Screen Time Resources
Upon much request, here are some resources, articles and research you can share with friends and family in terms of the effects of screen time on our youth!
Current Screen Time Recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics:
- For children under 18 months old, no screen time.
- For children 18 to 24 months old, parents should choose only high-quality media and watch it with their child.
- For children 2 to 5 years old, less than one hour per day of high-quality programming is recommended, with parents watching along.
Articles, Research & Resources
Screen Time and the Brain – Harvard Medical School
Children and Media Tips – American Academy of Pediatrics
Media and Young Minds – Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics
What Screen Time Can Really Do to Kids’ Brains – Psychology Today
Is Screen Time Altering the Brains of Children? – Parenthood
What Screen Addictions and Drug Addictions Have in Common – PBS
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