How parents can help prevent kids from becoming obsessed with digital devices

Kevin Roberts, who works with teenagers who have learning challenges, said parents should not use technology as babysitters.
1:00 | 05/17/17

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

More information on this video
Enhanced full screen
Explore related content
Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for How parents can help prevent kids from becoming obsessed with digital devices
We want to start considering screen used from a very young age children under under seven I'd severely limit. I would not use technology is peace for quarter. Outdoor activity. In achieve in order to use techno out. You have to be the model. You have to model behaviors that you want your children have attacked free room in your house whole. Maybe it's the thing in the room may ease the kitchen. No technology. At meals I would say do not allow Smartphones and that as parents yet half to regulate the Smartphone. And most cell phone companies. Have options that allow you from your phone or from your computer to access it cow. And specify a number of parameters. That can help you do justice.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"id":47467362,"title":"How parents can help prevent kids from becoming obsessed with digital devices","duration":"1:00","description":"Kevin Roberts, who works with teenagers who have learning challenges, said parents should not use technology as babysitters. ","url":"/2020/video/parents-prevent-kids-obsessed-digital-devices-47467362","section":"2020","mediaType":"default"}