“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.
JOIN IN THE DISCUSSION
MAY 12TH, 2021
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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.
- 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.