Attachment Disorder and Early Media Exposure: Neurobehavioral symptoms mimicking autism spectrum disorder Facebook Live Discussion

Should you restrict your child under the age of 24 months from using all digital media completely? What if your child has already been exposed to media for many years, is it too late to set limits?

Here is a case example for discussion where early media exposure can mimic Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in some children.

Free Journal of Medical Investigation article here:
https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/jmi/65/3.4/65_280/_article

Dr Le discusses in a Facebook Live video, a journal article authored by Numata‐Uematsu 2018 et al from the Department of Pediatrics, Tohoku University School of Medicine.

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Dr Le interview with Mix 102.3 Jodie and Soda


http://www.mix1023.com.au/shows/jodie-soda/screen-time-for-your-kids-with-dr-kim-le

Dr Kim Le, child psychiatrist from Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH) was recently interviewed by Adelaide’s Mix 102.3 Radio show with Jodi and Soda. This interview was to better help the community and especially parents to better understand the potential negative effects of online computer games, signs to look out for addiction and what steps can be taken to help prevent addiction.

eSports Parenting Workshop at Adelaide Oval

Dr Huu Kim Le, child and adolescent psychiatrist attended a parenting information session organised by the Commissioner for Children and Young People, the High School eSport League in Adelaide and the Adelaide Crows.

This video is an open discussion with Dr Le’s first thoughts and impressions from this parent focused workshop to address concerns regarding the introduction of an Industry led eSports Tournament.

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Adolescent Screen Media Use: How much is too much?

FB Live Q&A with Prof S Houghton of UWA Graduate School of Education The University of Western Australia asks about #screentime:

“What do you think would qualify for someone who spends too much time on electronic screens? Or gaming? In excess of 8 hours a day?”
 
“What’s the bottom threshold? How does this relate to the theory and the “addiction” criteria?”
 
Prof Houghton has researched Australian Adolescent Screen Based Media Use and the link to depression and mental health. Link to open access article here: