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Sunday, April 6, 2014

Free Talk Tuesday, April 15th: Parenting in the Digital Age

From the Ipswich SEPAC
Special Education Parents Advisory Council

April 4, 2014

The Ipswich SEPAC invites all parents and educators, as well as the general public to participate in its “Parenting in the Digital Age” program, to be held in Ipswich in the months of April and May. This program is funded by the New England Biolabs and Notre Dame Children’s Class.

The keynote lecturer will be Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair, author of The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age.”

Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair will help parents understand the ways in which technology and media are putting children at risk at each stage of development, from infancy through young adulthood, and challenging what it means to be a family.

Drawing on real life stories from her clinical work with children and families and her consulting work with educators and experts across the Country, Dr. Steiner-Adair offers insights and advice that can help parents achieve greater understanding, authority and confidence as they come up against the tech revolution that is unfolding in their living room.

When:    7:00pm Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Where:  Ipswich High School Performing Arts Center
                    134 High Street, Ipswich, MA 01938

This talk is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

About Catherine Steiner-Adair, Ed.D.

Dr. Steiner-Adair is a leading expert in child development, education, family relationships, and workplace/family balance. She is the author of “The Big Disconnect: Protecting Family and Relationships in the Digital Age.” She is a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard, and an Associate Psychologist at McLean Hospital.

Dr. Steiner-Adair is also a resource to the media. Most recently, she joined a panel on PBS News Hour to talk about social and emotional challenges of the digital age.

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