Alejandro Madrigal, 3, plays games on an iPad as dad Ricardo carries him back to the car after an outing at Lake Chapala, Mexico. Photo: Tribune News ServiceAlejandro Madrigal, 3, plays games on an iPad as dad Ricardo carries him back to the car after an outing at Lake Chapala, Mexico. Photo: Tribune News Service
Alejandro Madrigal, 3, plays games on an iPad as dad Ricardo carries him back to the car after an outing at Lake Chapala, Mexico. Photo: Tribune News Service

Touchscreen-addicted children’s hands are becoming too weak to hold pencils, doctors warn

‘It’s easier to give a child an iPad than encouraging them to do muscle-building play such as building blocks … they’re not developing the underlying foundation skills they need to grip and hold a pencil’

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Alejandro Madrigal, 3, plays games on an iPad as dad Ricardo carries him back to the car after an outing at Lake Chapala, Mexico. Photo: Tribune News ServiceAlejandro Madrigal, 3, plays games on an iPad as dad Ricardo carries him back to the car after an outing at Lake Chapala, Mexico. Photo: Tribune News Service
Alejandro Madrigal, 3, plays games on an iPad as dad Ricardo carries him back to the car after an outing at Lake Chapala, Mexico. Photo: Tribune News Service
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