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Thursday, March 24, 2022 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Speaker: Dr. Michael Yogman, pediatrician, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School
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Presented virtually via Zoom webinar
Cost: 
Free with pre-registration; $5 suggested donation appreciated

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.

This event is made possible by Foundation for MetroWest.