In This Installment of Access the Experts
School of Health and Kinesiology Professor Michaela Schenkelberg, Ph.D., answers the question: “What is an appropriate amount of screen time for a toddler that is under two-years-old? On what content is okay for them to watch?”
An expert in areas of study related youth development, Schenkelberg can shed light on how prolonged periods of screen time can negatively impact infants and toddlers, and what kind of programming parents and caregivers can put in front of young children when screen time can’t be avoided.
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