Childhood Development, Internet Gaming Disorder & Addiction

Partner with Real Battle to Educate Kids and Families

We are raising funds to educate kids and families about the bad effects of excessive digital media use and healthy solutions to counter this problem. See our fundraising campaign here: https://www.gofundme.com/improve-a-childs-digital-wellness   Money raised will be used to distribute the following printed infographic to increase awareness and educate kids: http://www.andrew-doan.com/media/Infographic-Facts-About-DigitalMedia.pdf   You will improve the […]

Technology, Time Management

Nighttime Phone Usage

Do you check your cell phone after you’ve gone to bed? If so, you’re not alone. A new poll in the United Kingdom found that 45% of young people, ages 11 to 18 check their phone at night and one in 10 of them check it at least 10 times a night.  About 94% of […]

Internet Gaming Disorder & Addiction, Time Management

Problems with Excessive Use of Social Media

Excessive uses of social media and digital media stimulate the mind and body to stay awake, leading to sleep deprivation. Sleep deprivation results in poor performance in life, difficulties in school, depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, health problems, and many more problems. We recommend less than 2 hours of digital entertainment per day and getting at least […]

Childhood Development, Technology, Video Games

Speech delay and autistic symptoms are reduced when digital media is removed

Speech therapists and autism interventionists are discovering that removal of digital media from young children with speech delay or autistic symptoms changes their developmental trajectory. Bottom line up front is that digital media exposure too early in kids damages language development and may even cause autistic symptoms.