Discovery Museum 2022 Speaker Series: Dr. Michael Yogman

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Thursday March 24

7:00 PM  –  8:30 PM

Join the conversation at the Discovery Museum 2022 Speaker Series featuring

Dr. Michael Yogman

Pediatrician, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School

The Power of Play: How to Help Children Buffer Stress and Become More Resilient

Thursday, March 24, 2022
7:00 – 8:30 PM ET

Presented virtually via Zoom webinar

Dr. Michael Yogman is a leading Boston-area pediatrician, Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is co-author of the AAP Clinical Report, “The Power of Play: A Pediatric Role in Enhancing Development in Young Children,” which recommends a prescription for play to help children buffer toxic stress, build parental relationships, and improve executive functioning. Dr. Yogman will respond to your questions about how to use play to help address family stress—the stress of our COVID-19 environment—and build resilience in children.

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Discovery Museum Speaker Series events are free and open to the public.

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