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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

“Help! They’re Addicted to Technology!” ~ Autism Ontario Parent Workshop May 12th

We are living in a very technology advanced and digital world.

Everything is online – from shopping and appointments, to games, entertainment and social connections.

Presenter: Becky Kurtz, Founder of Aspire Community and Developmental Services will explore the effects of overconsumption of digital screens and media and how they are affecting our children and youth with ASD, learn positive support strategies around technology boundaries in the home and how to introduce and explore alternative hobbies.

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MAY 12TH, 2021
 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Zoom Platform

Did you know? The CDC reports that youth 10-14 spend nearly 9 hours a day in front of a screen using entertainment media and half of those are watching television.

Workshop Outcomes

  • Effects of over consumption of digital screens & media and how it affects our children and youth
  • How to explore new hobbies and activities with your children and youth
  • Learn positive support strategies to help set boundaries around technology use in the home.
** This program is recommended for parents with children with special needs  **

There is limited registration for this workshop, and registration is only open to families residing in Sault Ste. Marie/Algoma District.

Zoom login information will be sent over email once you have registered.

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The event is finished.

Date

May 12 2021
Expired!

Time

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual - Webinar - Video Conference

Location

Virtual - Webinar - Video Conference
Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
Autism Ontario is Sault Ste Marie

Organizer

Autism Ontario is Sault Ste Marie
Phone
1 800-472-7789
Email
[email protected]
Website
http://www.autismontario.com/saultstemarie
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