“Screen Time Stress” Autism in Lock Down – COVID–19 Webinar Series
October 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Audience: Family members and professions who work with students with I/DD preschool through 8th grade
Presenter: Dr. Raun Melmed is a developmental and behavioral pediatrician and Director of the Melmed Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is co-founder and Medical Director of the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center. Dr. Melmed is on faculty at Arizona State University in Phoenix and Clinical Associate Professor of pediatrics at the University of Arizona in Tucson. He is the author of Succeeding with Difficult Children; Autism: Early Intervention; Autism and the Extended Family; and a series of books on mindfulness in children, Marvin’s Monster Diary – ADHD Attacks, Timmy’s Monster Diary: Screen Time Attacks, Harriet’s Monster Diary – Anxiety Attacks, and soon to be released, Lyssa’s Monster Diary – Anger Attacks.
Description: As a developmental pediatrician, Dr. Melmed sees children with special needs, along with typically developing children. The problems they encounter in their lives are all very similar – stress, anxiety, attentional issues, too much screen time, making and keeping friends. Using science and humor, Dr Melmed gives family members and educators tools to help with stress, anxiety, and self-monitoring screen time.
· Increase the knowledge of strategies to have children self-monitor the amount of time they spend on technology.
· Identify signs of stress in children
· Increase knowledge of stress management tools that can be used for children
Fee: $49 pp for one presentation or $129 for all three and the Autism in Lockdown Survival Box. These conferences are vendored with Inland Regional Center – PJ5144 -102.