Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair is an internationally recognized clinical psychologist, school consultant, and award winning author.
Author of the award-winning book, The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age (HarperCollins), Dr. Steiner-Adair examines ways in which the wonders of technology and media also change how children learn and grow. She shows parents and educators how to reap the benefits of technology while reducing the risks it poses at every stage of child development. In The Big Disconnect (cited as a Wall Street Journal Top-10 Best Nonfiction, 2013) and in her work internationally as a speaker and consultant, Dr. Steiner-Adair identifies digital age challenges for parents and educators, and offers ways to strengthen children’s social and emotional development to help them grow to be responsible, resilient, confident, and capable young adults. Dr. Steiner-Adair will share real-life stories from her clinical practice and her work with educators, experts, parents, and children, including extensive interviews with students from preschool through high school and beyond.