Autism is a disorder of neural development characterized by impaired social interaction and verbal and non-verbal communication, and by restricted, repetitive or stereotyped behaviour.
The introduction of smart phones has definitely helped us to connect with others a lot easier than we did in the past. However, they do come with drawbacks. Their overuse can interfere with face-to-face, child-parent communication interactions that are essential for language development. It can be hard to keep phones out of sight and often this makes it difficult to set boundaries for children in terms of technology use. Boost your child’s l … [Read more...]