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What Parents Need to Know About the Digital Addiction Epidemic

Date: Thursday - February 27, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Mountaineers Club, 7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA
Brought to You By Seattle Waldorf School



What Parents Need to Know About the Digital Addiction Epidemic

Thursday, February 27, 2020 • 7:00 PM | Tickets $12 advance, $15 door

Mountaineers Club • 7700 Sand Point Way NE • Seattle, WA

A pediatrician, researcher, and parent, Dr. Dimitri Christakis, is the George Adkins Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington; Director of the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development at Seattle Children’s Research Institute; and an attending pediatrician at Seattle Children’s Hospital. His talk will focus on the neurobiological mechanisms of addiction, how they apply to today's digital media, and what parents can do to raise healthy children in a digital world.



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A Community of Lifelong Learners

As we celebrate 100 years of Waldorf education, we are excited to offer an engaging lineup of speakers for our 2019-2020 Parent Education Series.

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