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.
Suggestions for holiday gifts for kids that foster communication and social interaction.
This article shares easy ways parents can help encourage young children’s communication development—and offers advice for creating tech boundaries so smartphones don’t interfere with everyday communication opportunities.
This blog discusses the signs of speech and language disorders; how parents can foster their children’s language development, and more.
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.
A new study shows that when babies and parents play with electronic toys, parents speak less and babies vocalize less than when playing with traditional toys like blocks—which may have important implications for language development.
Bells may be ringing, but your kids’ ears shouldn’t be this holiday season! Audiologist Lisa Cannon offers advice 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.