Screens or Screams

Screens or Screams New generations of children are raised with near-unrestricted access to smartphones and tablets, but the science shows that parents should be concerned with how this impacts their child's development.
'It really feels like now is the time to send a strong message to parents', says Dr Leuchter, expert in child development. She echoes growing concerns amongst paediatrics in Switzerland, who see more children raised on smart devices with impaired social skills. 'She wasn't with us, she never wanted to communicate' says Tamara, mother of two-year-old Noa, who faces developmental issues linked to her screen exposure.

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