“Time to Unplug? How Screen Time Impacts the ADHD Brain” [podcast episode #271]

Listen to “Time to Unplug? How Screen Time Impacts the ADHD Brain” with David Anderson, Ph.D.

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How a lot screen time is an excessive amount of? Do certain kinds of screen use negatively impact psychological well being? And how can you successfully establish and put into effect practical guidelines in your home? Parents have a lot of questions about screen time and psychological health. When a child has ADHD, the issues and challenges turn into extra complicated for households trying to determine how a lot instrument usage is OK.

Research suggests that screen use has an acute have an effect on on ADHD symptom severity at two distinct developmental stages — at more youthful ages, when youngsters are first being uncovered to screens; and in the youngster years, when displays turn into central to their social lives. Parents, educators, and policymakers will have to arm themselves with evidence-based analysis and actionable strategies so as to successfully organize screen time at home and at school.

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This ADHD Experts webinar used to be first broadcast live to tell the tale May 7, 2019. 

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