Too Much Screen Time Can Cause Language Delay

Study shows expressive speech is delayed due to screen time.

Researchers have found that expressive speech can be delayed due to screen time. In a recent study of children ages six months to two-years-old, there was a 49 percent increased risk of expressive speech delay for every 30 minutes of screen time. 

Parents are reminded that engaging with their child(ren) is the best thing they can do to help them learn and develop. Check out this adorable video for more details about the effects of screen time. 

Sandee Gruner

Sandee Gruner

Sandee Gruner is a full-time working mom with a love for writing and communications. She resides in Southern California with her husband and two children, where she enjoys spending time with her family, exploring local attractions and volunteering.

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