Ms Cris Rowan Paediatric occupational therapist, biologist & Author
Cris Rowan is a paediatric occupational therapist, biologist, renowned author of the book, Virtual Child, and international speaker passionate about changing the ways in which children use technology. Cris’s concept, Balanced Technology Management, urges more engagement in four critical factors for development and learning: movement, touch, human connection and nature. Citing over 300 research studies showing technology’s detrimental impact on children in four domains – physical, mental, social, and cognitive, Cris poses the question, “Are the ways in which we are raising and educating children with technology sustainable”? Cris is CEO of Zone’in Programs Inc. offering workshops, programmes, training, and consultation services to parents, health professionals and educators worldwide.