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Family Media Use Strategies from the American Academy of Pediatrics


Posted:March 20, 2017

Categories:Family, Media

Get Strategies to Communicate with Families About Media Use

Screens and media have a predominate role in family life. And pediatricians can provide the best information and guidance to parents, children and teens through ongoing education about media. Just asking a few key questions about family media habits during well-child visits can help providers offer guidance to parents, children and teens and let them know your clinic or office is the best starting point for media education.  This article in American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) News has more information on integrating media education.

Tips include:

-following the AAP Family Media Use Plan

-follow CommonSenseMedia.org for tips on making positive media choices

-sharing links to relevant content on healthychildren.org


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