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

March 24



Date & Time

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

Event Details

The Foundation for MetroWest is proud to once again be the Lead Sponsor for the Discovery Museum Speaker Series. Join us from 7:00-8:30pm on Zoom to hear Dr. Michael Yogman, pediatrician, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.

All Speaker Series events are free of charge.

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

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—including the stress of our COVID-19 environment—and build resilience in children.

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