On Saturday, November 3, 2012, The Summit School will present the Zelma Wynn Symposium Series, New Generations of High-Tech Youth: How We Teach Them & Parent Them from 8:30am-3:30pm. This annual event will feature Dr. Larry Rosen, who is a Professor of Psychology, author of iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession With Technology and Overcoming its Hold on Us, as well as, an international expert in the Psychology of Technology. Dr. Rosen will present what psychologists and educators have learned about how we all relate to technology in this new, constantly changing high-tech world.
Highlights will include:
- How technology has forever altered our brains and how we are constantly being “rewired.”
- How multitasking with technology affects children with working memory challenges.
- How technology helps and impacts students with language-based learning differences.
- How parents and educators can help children grow with technology in a healthy way.
Register today: $45 for parents and $70 for educators (includes a boxed lunch). Registrants may subtract $10 for early bird pricing if postmarked by October 19, 2012. This course is offered for .55 ASHA CEU’s (Intermediate Level, Professional Area). Speech Language Pathologists seeking ASHA CEU’s, please add a $15 fee. A full brochure along with online registration is available at www.thesummitschool.org.