Experts: Distance learning risks isolation, lapse in child social development
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. After a semester of isolation, research shows parents are concerned about their child missing important social interaction. Certainly, school is the main place, especially for younger kids, where they are getting their social interaction and development, said psychologist Dr. Sarah Dew-Reeves, co-owner of Nautilus Behavioral Health. For the older teenagers ... milestone times that they would be having, seniors and grad night and graduation, all of these really important social rights of passage, theyre missing out on, so it does change things.In a news conference with Florida Gov. "Were seeing lots of kids coming in with anxiety issues and depression, and I think thats because theyve been isolating, White said. "Its really important that we get our kids socializing again.