Though television is still the primary form of media for children, almost one-third of TV programming is accessed through smart phones, tablets, and computers (Strasburger et al., 2013).
•Families do not adhere to AAP’s guidelines (Brown, 2011)
•Research suggests detrimental effect on young children
OT’s are an integral resource to help families design healthy recreational “screen time diets.”
Recommended CitationJamieson, OTS, Sarah and Muhlenhaupt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Mary, "Screen Time Overtime: Should a “Screen Time Diet” be Part of Healthy Everyday Activities and Routines for Families and Their Young Children?" (2014). Department of Occupational Therapy, Presentations. Paper 19.