Video: Summary of the Early Childhood Congress 2022 "The Dignity of the Child"

Entitled The Dignity of the Child – “I feel good in your eyes!” the International Early Childhood Congress was held at the Goetheanum, Dornach, Switzerland, June 18-18, 2022. Jan Vagedes MD, Head Physician for Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the Filderklinik, Germany, presents the core topics and statements in two video contributions:

Summary of June 16, 2022 (20 min):

Summary of June 17, 2022 (25 min):



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Study confirms correlation between high screen time exposure and autism in infant boys   
A cohort study in Japan examined data from 84,030 mother-child dyads regarding the association between high screen media use by infants at age one and a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder at age three. Data collection proceeded via a survey of children´s daily screen time exposure at one and three years of age and a survey of autism spectrum disorder diagnosis by a health care professional at three years of age. The study finds significant evidence: extended electronic screen media use at age one triples the diagnosis of autism at age three in boys. This effect is dose dependent ( Therefore "Screen free until three!": 

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