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​With all the media devices out there, how do you know when it's the right time to introduce your child to cell phones and iPads.

Media technology is becoming a regular part of children's lives, and schools are incorporating technological devices such as iPads and computers into the classroom and learning experience. However, do these media devices help or hinder your child's education and growth?

Pediatrician David Hill, MD, joins the Healthy Children show on RadioMD to  discuss how to know when it's time to give your child a cell phone or iPad, as well as tips on making sure your child is using these devices appropriately.

Segment 1: Kids & Tech: Time to Get Their Own Device?

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Last Updated
8/8/2014
Source
American Academy of Pediatrics (Copyright © 2014)
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