Effects of Screen Time on Children’s Well-Being
Please join us for a practical discussion on managing screen time and the impact of technology use on children and families with local experts and fellow community members, parents, and grandparents. This community discussion is sponsored by Newsmakers: Lesher Speaker Series, in follow up to the upcoming Newsmakers featured presenter Dr. Jean Twenge, author of “iGEN: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids are Growing up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy- and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood.”
This forum will include a panel discussion with local experts and small group discussions among attendees.
Thursday, November 1, 2018 | 6:30-8:00 pm | Walnut Creek Library (Oak View Room)
Free and open to the public. Limited space available. RSVP required. To sign up, please visit lesherfoundation.org or bit.ly/2QaS7XS
Richard Freed, Ph.D. – Local expert and psychologist Richard Freed, Ph.D., author of “Wired Child: Reclaiming Childhood in a Digital Age.”
J.G. Larochette – J.G. Larochette, Founder and Executive Director, Mindful Life Project, teaching mindfulness to youth and educators to create empowering educational ecosystems.