New research shows areas of concern about kids’ overuse of technology, including language development, attention span, school performance, and hearing problems.
Product testing shows that many children’s’ headphones do not adequately restrict volume level, pointing to the importance of basic safe listening practices, such as turning the volume down and taking listening breaks.
With most American children spending more time consuming electronic media than they do in school, an expert from the American Academy of Pediatrics discusses upcoming guidance on children’s technology use—and offers some positive parenting practices.
Noise is more distracting to a child’s brain than an adult’s, and it can hinder how young people learn, according to new research. Experts explain why, and offer tips for parents.
ASHA President Judith L. Page discusses how early identification and intervention can make a substantial difference in the development of a child with hearing loss.
Summer leisure time may mean increased tech consumption. Parents can help their kids protect their hearing by following three simple safety tips when using tech devices with ear buds or headphones.
Fireworks, firecrackers, and concerts/events make Independence Day one of the noisiest American holidays. Protect your ears with these simple tips.
ASHA 2015 President Judith L. Page warns that overuse of technology can translate to an underuse of speech and other forms of human-to-human communication.
A new survey of U.S. parents commissioned by ASHA finds significant percentages reporting technology use by very young children and more than half of the parents surveyed have concerns about the potential negative impact of technology use on the ability of the young to communicate.
May is Better Hearing & Speech Month—a time to prioritize communication. Here are 10 tips for parents on how to manage kids’ technology use to keep communication at the forefront.