top of page
  • _

Pros and Cons Technology Use for Kids

As we have been focusing on healthy technology use for the past few months, I am sharing some additional information to help guide decision making. This month’s issue addresses some pros and cons of technology use in children.

 

It is helpful for parents to be aware of the benefits and disadvantages of the technology available to their children. There are certainly positive aspects of advances in technology. Kids can learn new languages, connect with friends and family who live far away, maintain access to school resources and teachers when they have questions or difficulty, and can even learn a new skill like cooking, or playing an instrument. Children can also run into some challenging situations like online bullying, exposure to age-inappropriate images and videos, and screen addiction.

 

Here is some information discussing the pros and cons of technology use for kids:

 

3 views

Recent Posts

See All

Benefits of Unstructured Play

As parents, it can be very anxiety provoking allowing your children freedom to engage in risky play or to take a walk on their own to the corner grocery store, but these experiences are actually very

How Parents Can Help Children with Anxiety or OCD

A very important part of successful treatment of children is the collaboration with parents. Parents are a key part of their child’s team. This article provides some helpful suggestions for parents of

Spring Gratitude

Happy Spring! I am feeling so thankful for warmer weather, longer days, more sunshine, the smell of fresh fallen rain, and the return of birds and flowers. I hope you can find joy in the small things 

Comments


bottom of page