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Taming the Beast and Curtailing Screen Time

By Stephanie Filio The preteen and teen brain operates largely on emotion and feelings, which can get confusing during these years of rapid-fire hormones. Eventually, the brain gets so tired it surrenders and gives the green light to things like … Continue reading

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How to Model Healthy Screen Time: 5 Tips for Parents

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun As a child psychologist, I frequently meet with children and teens to help them better manage their technology use. From video games to social media and everything else that is … Continue reading

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Fostering New Interests and Nurturing Old Passions in Your Child with ASD

By Elizabeth Reeve, coauthor of The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents) Raising a healthy child with a wide range of interests and the curiosity to learn new things is a challenge for all parents and … Continue reading

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Birth to Age 3: New Guidelines on Screen Time

As we all spend more time using smartphones and tablets, Zero to Three (National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families) has released a series of guidelines and tip sheets for caregivers about screen time—the amount of time a person spends … Continue reading

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