Child Development Webinars
Addressing the effects of technology on child development
The following six Child Development Webinars address a growing concern regarding the impact of advancing screen technology on developing neurological systems and details the science behind the need for all human beings to move, touch, connect and be in nature. These webinars profile sensory, motor and attachment development and impact of screens on child behavior, attention and ability to learn. Research referenced, evidence based and strategy focused, the CD Webinars offer a variety of innovative, practical tools and techniques to improve physical, mental, social and cognitive well being and performance.
These webinars are offered at 3.5 CEUs at intermediate education level for OT service delivery,
professional issues and foundational knowledge categories.
Six Child Development Webinars
for Education and Health Professionals,
Sensory tools and techniques for responsible learning.
Back to Basics – Printing
The forgotten foundation for literacy.
Attachment and Addictions
A Cracked Foundation
Why Can’t Children Sit Still
Using movement and nature to enhance attention and learning.
Child Development Webinars have American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)- Approved Provider Status offering Continuing Education Units upon completion. Child Development Webinars are designed to be introductory level for parents, intermediate for teachers and advanced for clinicians, with course content including the following AOTA Classification Codes for Continuing Education Activities: performance skills, areas of occupation, evaluation, intervention and outcomes.
Cris Rowan, BScOT, BScBi, SIPT
An outspoken critic on the impact of technology on human development, behavior, and productivity
Webinar creator Cris Rowan, is passionate about changing the ways in which humans use and interact with technology. Cris has developed a concept termed Balanced Technology Management (BTM) where humans strive to manage balance between healthy activity and technology.
She works globally and locally and has cross culture relevance from indigenous and developing communities. Cris is a visionary, who clearly sees that the ways in which humans are using technology are not sustainable, and the time to act is now. Activist, advocate, author, and prolific speaker, Cris helps people move from the virtual, back into the real world.