Young Children and Screens During COVID-19: Virtual Workshop
Young Children and Screens during COVID-19. Invited Brandon T. McDaniel, PhD to serve on expert panel (sponsored by the Children and Screens Institute) and discussed issues with screens and young children with audience of over 500 parents and professionals (via Zoom) from 8 countries
During the pandemic, is it okay to give my one-year-old a digital device? In place of Pre-K, should I allow my toddler to play online educational video games? How long should I allow my young child to use digital devices? Children and Screens’ Ask the Experts workshop, “Young Children and Screens During COVID-19,” held on April 28, 2020 helps parents make healthy choices for young children’s development and wellbeing during the pandemic. 524 participants registered for this virtual workshop featuring top researchers and clinicians. Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development is the nation’s leading interdisciplinary nonprofit supporting and advancing evidence-based scientific research on technology’s impacts on child health and well-being.
Dimitri A. Christakis, MD, MPH, Editor-in-Chief, JAMA Pediatrics; Director of the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development, Seattle Children’s Research Institute;
George Adkins Professor of Pediatrics, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, and Adjunct Professor of Health Services, University of Washington School of Medicine.
John S. Hutton, MS, MD, FAAP, Attending Physician, Division of General & Community Pediatrics; Director, Reading & Literacy Discovery Center; Affiliated Faculty, Every Child Succeeds, Cincinnati Children's Hospital; Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati, Department of Pediatrics
Brandon T. McDaniel, PhD, Research Scientist, Health Services & Informatics Research, Parkview Mirro Center for Research & Innovation
Ellen Wartella, PhD, Sheik Hamad bin Kalifa Al-thani Professor of Communication Studies; Professor of Psychology; Professor of Human Development and Social Policy; Professor of Medical Social Sciences; Director of the Center on Media and Human Development, Northwestern University
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McDaniel, Brandon T. PhD, "Young Children and Screens During COVID-19: Virtual Workshop" (2020). Health Services and Informatics Research. 20.