NEWS & MEDIA

September, 2021

Calgary parents, school boards prepare for back to school amid rising COVID-19

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Global News

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September, 2021

Screen time could lower children’s reading level, according to a new study.

CBS Newspath

August, 2021

Youth mental health crisis brewing


CP24 Toronto News

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June, 2021

Longitudinal Associations between Screen Use and Reading in Preschool Children

Pediatrics - Video Abstract

December, 2020

The Positives and Negatives of Screen Time During a Pandemic

Pandemic Parenting

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KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION & OP-EDS

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The Conversation Canada (Authors: McArthur, B., Racine, N., Madigan, S.) Child and youth mental health problems have doubled during COVID-19. Published August 9, 2021. Demonstration of Viewership and Reach: 8,091 views worldwide. 

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The Conversation Canada (Authors: McArthur, B., Madigan, S.) Coronovirus: 5 tips for navigating children’s screen time during social distancing. Published March 26, 2020. Demonstration of Viewership and Reach: 27,673 views worldwide.

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The UCalgary Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Blog (Author: McArthur, B.) Returning to School: Equity and Inclusion Considerations for Students and Teachers. Published September 10, 2021. 

 
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INTERVIEWS FOR PUBLISHED NEWS ARTICLES

CNN (August, 2021). Youth depression and anxiety doubled during the pandemic, new analysis finds. https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/10/health/covid-child-teen-depression-anxiety-wellness/index.html

Reuters (June, 2021). Early life screen time tied to less reading and more screen use at later ages. https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/241269/neurology/early-life-screen-time-tied-less-reading-and-more-screen-use

Healthday (May, 2021). For Toddlers, More Time Watching Screens Mean Less Time Reading. https://consumer.healthday.com/5-24-for-toddlers-more-time-watching-screens-mean-less-time-reading-2653026153.html

Discover magazine (May, 2021). Why Returning To Normal Can Trigger Anxiety. https://www.discovermagazine.com/health/why-returning-to-normal-can-trigger-anxiety

The Calgary Harold. (December, 2020). Psychologist says children's short-term trauma from catching COVID-19 can be overcome. https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/psychologist-says-childrens-short-term-trauma-from-catching-covid-19-can-be-overcome

The Calgary Harold (November 2020). Young Albertans facing mental health concerns amid pandemic and tougher restrictions.  https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/young-albertans-facing-mental-health-concerns-amid-pandemic-and-tougher-restrictions

Medpage Today (January, 2020). Toddlers’ Screen Time Tied to Inactivity in Later Childhood. https://www.medpagetoday.com/pediatrics/generalpediatrics/84590