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May 15, 2017 What’s new? Announcing a Special Section of Child Development from © The Society for Research in Child Development, Inc. Contemporary Mobile Technology and Child and Adolescent Development, edited by Zheng Yan and Lennart Hardell, May 15, 2017 Article by Cindy Sage and Ernesto Burgio Abstract Mobile phones and other wireless devices that...
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By Victoria L. Dunckley M.D. Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are uniquely vulnerable to various brain-related impacts of screen time. These electronic “side effects” include hyperarousal and dysregulation—what I call Electronic Screen Syndrome—as well as technology addiction, to video games, internet, smartphones, social media, and so on. Why? Because a brain with autism has...
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Here, a pediatrician, two scientists and a father explore the environmental factors that may worsen illness in children with autism–and what can reduce the disorder’s severity. Toril Jelter, MD, general practitioner since 1985, pediatrician since 1990 My first approach for children with autism is to offer families a two-week electromagnetic radiation (EMR) reduction trial: 1....
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