Screen Time: Boon or Bane? An Occupational Therapy Perspective
The Dr. Mini Series is a set of educational materials tailored for parents to learn, understand and adapt to strategies that would allow them to facilitate their child’s development or address areas of concern; that is within their locus of control.
The first book of the series - Screen Time: Boon or Bane? An Occupational Therapy Perspective - discusses the pressing concern of screen time addiction among children and adolescents. It covers different dimensions of screen time and it's impact on their overall development and learning. The discussion is crafted from an occupational therapy's perspective advocating on the need to reduce screen time in view of nurturing a healthier generation with a better quality of life. In addition to discussing prevention tips, the author also discusses how digital gadgets can still be a boon if used in moderation. Overall, the book is aimed to empower parents to understand and prevent screen time addiction in their children as well as to redesign the lifestyle of children who show signs of screen time addiction.