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This paper reviews literature about technology use in young children and the positive effects it may have, along with consequences and recommendations. Young children are able to access technology easily and use it for many reasons. Using technology responsibly and for educational will help maintain young children’s health and safety. Supervision and interaction is key when young children use technology. Young children spend a lot of time on technology which can have adverse effects such as physical health issues, mental health issues and social interaction problems. When children use it for educational purposes the work should be monitored and the programs adequately researched. Young children can improve literacy skills, mathematics skills, writing skills and also social interaction skills. Students in special education have also benefited from the advancements in technology. Spending too much time using technology and using it for inappropriate reasons can harm young children. Adults are responsible for teaching young children the appropriate uses of technology and monitoring use to make sure the children become responsible technology users.

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