Presented by The Newton Partnership and the Bigelow, Cabot, Day, Peirce and Newton North PTOs. Hear Dr. Michael Rich (aka “The Mediatrician”), pediatrician and director of the Center on Media and Child Health at Children’s Hospital, Boston. His research explores the positive and negative effects of technology (computer, television, cellphones, etc.) on children and teens. Join us as Dr. Rich discusses:
- Strategies and tips to manage children’s use of technology
- How to fight the “crowd” mentality
- Addictive nature of technology as it relates to children with attention issues
- Impact of violence and inappropriate content on child development
For more information, go to http://cmch.typepad.com/mediatrician/.