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In today’s episode, we are joined by Tracie, a speech-language pathologist.
- What a study found with regard to screen time and a child's cognitive abilities (link below)
- What is Tracie’s take on Cocomelon and how the characters speak?
- Why is screen time not recommended before the age of 18 months?
- What can parents do if their child is already getting screen time under 2?
- How does language actually develop?
You can follow Tracie on Instagram @tracieb.slp
Sources to help you make an informed decision for your family:
Screen media exposure in the first 2 years of life and preschool cognitive development: a longitudinal study (here)
Screen Time and Executive Function in Toddlerhood: A Longitudinal Study (here)
Screen time and the development of emotion understanding from age 4 to age 8: A community study (here)
Mobile Media Device Use is Associated with Expressive Language Delay in 18-Month-Old Children (here)
Theory of Mind and Neurodevelopmental Disorders of Childhood (here)
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