Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair
The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age
On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at 6:00 p.m., Lake Forest Country Day School will host Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair, internationally recognized clinical psychologist, school consultant and award winning author. Author of the award-winning book, The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age, Dr. Steiner-Adair will examine ways in which the wonders of technology and media change how children learn and grow, and she will show parents and educators how to reap the benefits of tech while reducing the risks it poses at every stage of child development. Dr. Steiner-Adair will identify the digital-age challenges that parents and educators face, and she will discuss ways to strengthen children’s social and emotional development to help them grow to be responsible, resilient, confident, and capable young adults.