Reconnect Webinars is Now Live
Reconnect Webinars show how technology effects human development, behavior, and productivity,and how to go about changing the ways in which we use and interact with technology.
Insights from Cris Rowan, Child Development Expert
Insights from Cris Rowan,
Child Development Expert
Child Development Expert
Children are the future of our planet, yet the ways in which we are raising and educating children with technology are no longer sustainable. Sedentary, overstimulated, isolated and neglected, today’s child has an alarming increase in attachment and developmental disorders. We have unconsciously created a virtual reality that children now call “home”, a reality devoid of critical factors for growth and success: movement, touch, human connection and nature.
Now is the time to plant the seed for children to grow and learn in new and conscious ways. Moving Beyond the Screen requires team strategies which are research evidenced. Join Moving to Learn on this epic journey in creating sustainable futures for all children.
Ten Child Rights:
Introducing Reconnect Webinars
The ways in which we are raising and educating children with technology are not sustainable. Isolated, neglected, overstimulated and sedentary, the new millennium child is struggling to survive.
Guest post by Emily Cherkin — An Open Letter to Big Tech From an Outraged Parent
To the Zuckerbergs and Mosseris of the World. Let me articulate my rage. I am a consultant, educator, activist, and most importantly, parent.
Online vs. Outdoor Learning
Despite numerous studies showing academic decline with increased use of computers in schools, education governments continue to push online learning, a teaching method which became universal during the recent pandemic.
Systemic Abuse, Trauma and Neglect – Viewing child screen addiction as a coping mechanism for family dysfunction.
Every parent I’ve met professes profound love for their children and truly strives to create healthy and functional family lives. Parents who come from dysfunctional families have a much harder time navigating the pitfalls of parenthood…
Children aren’t Born with Mental Illness – We make them that way
Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, research studies documented an alarming rise in child and youth mental illness. The long-term effects of imposed isolation of families and removal of family support networks are largely unknown…
Screen Tips for Tots – Early overuse of screen technology can cause permanent damage in toddlers
Screen Tips for Tots is the first of a research referenced series on the impact of screen technologies on child body and brain development. Written by Cris Rowan, pediatric occupational therapist, biologist, international speaker and author of the book “Virtual Child.”
Cris Rowan, BScOT, BScBi, SIPT
An outspoken critic on the impact of technology on human development, behavior, and productivity
Cris Rowan, biologist with 35 years experience as a pediatric occupational therapist 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.