Effects of Increased Handheld Screen Time of Speech In Children

Technological advancements have dramatically increased the number of hand held devices, from smartphones to tablets to electronic games. As the number of these devices increase, children are beginning to spend more time with these devices, sometimes even before they learn how to talk. A research study that was presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting (2017) has found that such children are at a higher risk for speech delays.

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