BY: Dr. Elaina George, Host & Contributing Health Editor
PUBLISHED: December 14, 2019
Why is There no Warning Labels on Wireless Toys?
Ms. Theodora Scarato, the executive director of The Environmental Health Trust joins me to discuss the safety of wireless technology such as routers, gaming consoles and virtual reality equipment on children – What you need to know to protect you and your family.
About Theodora Scarato
Theodora Scarato directs EHT programs and coordinates scientific programs in the US and internationally with EHTs Senior Science Advisors. Scarato is a lead policy analyst and researcher for the EHT database on international actions– the most comprehensive collection of information on policy actions on cell phones and wireless. She previously worked with EHT as Director of Educational Resources and Public Affairs, developing educational resources for communities and governments.
She has co-founded several organizations both locally and nationally that address environmental health and safety concerns. As a practicing clinical psychotherapist, her two decades of work with children and adolescents includes directing an intensive special education therapy program in Montgomery County Schools and working a psychotherapist at an ADHD clinic. Her research interests include not only the effects of radiation exposure but also the social-emotional effects of technology overuse.