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  • Technology Distracts Children from Reading and Conversation

    Technology Distracts Children from Reading and Conversation

    Reading and conversation are crucial for language development in children. Technology has also become a near-ubiquitous part of modern life. Unfortunately, a recent poll released by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and Read Aloud 15 MINUTES shows that more than one-third of parents report that popular technology use by their children routinely takes away from […] More

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    Mild to Moderate Maternal Stress Not Harmful to Children

    Is stress harmful to an unborn baby? A 2006 study conducted by researchers from the Johns Hopkins University and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development concludes that mild to moderate maternal stress during pregnancy may actually be beneficial to children. Contrary to laboratory studies in which induced stress during pregnancy interferes with […] More