The electronic age has tethered children to keyboards and diminished active play, which is the corenerstone of healthy development. Flawed government policies and market-driven biases have ignored developmentally appropriate practices to the detriment of our childrens' physical, cognitive, social, and emotional health. It is time to change course, for the benefit of our children and our society.
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About the Author
With nearly thirty-five years experience in the field of speech and language pathology, Marti Hanson has worked with parents, educators and children clinically. Recent trends in education, technology and parenting have significantly changed the circumstances of her practice. She has tracked the changes she sees in children's attitudes and competencies, parental discipline strategies, and educational practices. This book discusses the derailment of developmentally appropriate practices and suggests ways that we might regain a responsible course for the benefit of our children and for society at large. It will appeal to parents, high-school and college students interested in fileds related to child development, and to educators, psychologists, and pediatricians.