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Screen Time and the Developing Brain

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Lori Benson Adams, MEd


Screen Time and the Developing Brain

Along with the new issuance of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the World Health Organization’s updated recommendations for screen time and media usage in children comes a renewed concern and interest in exactly how technology affects the developing brain. This fast-paced, 1-hour course shares new research on concerns and benefits of screen time at different stages of development, its impact on motor and communication skills, and provides strategies to share with families about taming the technology challenges often faced in homes across the country.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the updated recommendations, along with researched concerns and benefits regarding the development of motor skills, speech and language, and social skills according to age.
  2. Recognize possible increased risk factors for children with special needs and developmental delays.
  3. Delineate strategies and guidance ideas to support parents in managing and maximizing appropriate screen time with their children.

Course Information

  • Target Audience: introductory- to intermediate-level OTs, SLPs, other professionals, and parents
    Note: While many professionals may benefit from the course content, we can only guarantee acceptance of continuing education credit as described in the following CEU section.
  • Course Instructor:  Lori Benson Adams, MEd
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  • CE Broker course code: 20-733162

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

AOTA-Approved Provider Program Sensational Brain LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Approved Provider #8215. This course is approved for 0.1 AOTA CEU or 1 contact hour under this Classification Code: Category 2, OT Process: Intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Sensational Brain speaker Lori Benson Adams, MEd, head shot

Lori Benson Adams, MEd, is an educational intervention specialist and owner of Breakthrough Learning Solutions in Atlanta, Georgia. She has over 35 years of experience with students who experience sensory, learning, behavioral, and executive function challenges. Lori presents nationally to audiences of parents, therapists, and educators. She is known for her immediately practical information and wealth of knowledge and resources. Additional information can be found at To view Lori’s courses, check out her product page.


  • Financial: Lori Benson Adams receives a speaking fee from Sensational Brain LLC and is the owner of Breakthrough Learning Solutions and Learning Lotus.
  • Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

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