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:
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.
Continue reading Attachment Disorder and Early Media Exposure: Neurobehavioral symptoms mimicking autism spectrum disorder Facebook Live Discussion
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.
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.
Continue reading eSports Parenting Workshop at Adelaide Oval
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?”
This week Dr Le was delighted to give a talk to the teachers and staff at Scotch College titled “Student Education and Well-being in the Digital Age” at the Torrens Park Campus in Adelaide.
Dr Le’s key message was this:
“No matter how sophisticated or advanced technology gets, we cannot forget the human aspect of learning. We must continue to invest in teachers who care about student education and well-being.”
Continue reading Student Education and Well-being in the Digital Age – Scotch College Talk