“Most parents already know not the put a TV in a child’s room. But many readers say they purposefully put the computer there, thinking it opens the door to the child’s personal technological age.”
Dr. Michael Rich, co-author of the AAP statement, says that removing computers from bedrooms is included in the recommendation. His advice is to set limit on how much and when computers are used. “It’s a matter of prioritization. After homework, after family time, after friends, sports, exercise. Kids get sucked in and neglect other parts of their life.”
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