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Powering Off Screens for Kids Health 2018
May 30, 2018
Join Peterborough Public Health for a free workshop to learn about the importance of reducing screen time, increasing physical activity, building a balanced day, and the impact of excessive screen time on self-regulation in children.
Choose from two sessions on May 30, 2018:
1) Afternoon Session: 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Registration: 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lunch, Networking, Exhibits: 12:00 noon – 12:40 p.m.
Presentations: 12:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
•Hear the latest research on the science of stress and excessive screen use as a stressor for today’s children
•Learn about the evidence behind the NEW 24 hour movement guidelines
•Engage in dialogue about the impact of digital media on toddlers, children, and adolescents
•Explore what it means to create complete outdoor spaces for children
2) Evening Session: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Registration and exhibits: 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Expert Panel: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
•Talk about the impact of screens on the health of our children and the importance of building a balanced day
•Take away strategies on how to reduce children’s stress focusing on self-regulation
•Hear valuable lessons about adapting to the wold with a physical disability
Register at Powering off Screens for Kids Health by May 24th
For more information please contact:
P: (705) 743-1000 ext. 355
E-mail Clair Thownshend