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Babies glued to tablets or television during the coronavirus lockdown 'could develop autism-like symptoms', controversial study warns

A controversial scientific study claims there is a link between how much a young child watches screens and the likelihood of developing autism-like symptoms. It found that one-year-old children who spend large portions of time looking at screens were more likely to show autism-like symptoms at two years of age. Researchers from Drexel University in Philadelphia also found children that have less interactive playtime with caregivers are more likely to develop symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  Read more.....

 

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