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Screen Addiction Could Potentially Be Declared a Clinical Disorder

Screen Addiction Could Be Declared a Clinical Disorder

It’s no secret that kids are some of the most technologically proficient people around, but is the potential addiction to entertainment media enough to be considered a clinical disorder? China says “yes” and has established media-free rehabilitation centers for children who have become hooked on video games. Though the United States hasn’t declared screen addiction a clinical disorder just yet, it’s definitely a hot topic among experts and parents, all of whom have opinions on how much screen time is too much screen time. Read more

Skin Soothers

Skin Soothers

Rosy baby cheeks are cute, but not when they come from eczema. Also known as atopic dermatitis, eczema is a skin disorder that causes patches of red, itchy skin and, occasionally, blisterlike bumps. This common condition affects about 1 in 10 children, with 60 percent showing symptoms before their first birthday. Read more

Does My Child Have SPD?

Does My Child Have SPD?

The following is a short list of indicators that may suggest your child has a Sensory Processing  Disorder (SPD):

  • Child may seem to be in constant motion, unable to sit still for an activity
  • Has trouble focusing or concentrating, can’t stay on task
  • Seems to be always running, jumping, stomping rather than walking
  • Bumps into things or frequently knocks things over
  • Reacts strongly to being bumped or touched Read more