Join us this spring when the Brazelton Touchpoints Center’s Learning to Listen conversation series returns!

Learning to Listen is made possible thanks to the generosity of our community – thank you for your support.

 

Wednesday, March 4 at 12 PM PT/3 PM ET

Trauma and Recovery: Children in Warzones, Raising Children to Make Peace

Featuring Joshua Sparrow, MD in conversation with:

Ishmael Beah, Best-selling author and human rights activist

  • New York Times bestselling author of A Long Way Gone, Memoirs of a Boy Soldier and Radiance of Tomorrow
  • Appointed UNICEF’s first Advocate for Children Affected by War in 2007
  • Member of the Human Rights Watch Children’s Rights Division Advisory Committee

Priscillia Kounkou Hoveyda, Human rights lawyer and activist

  • Human rights lawyer and activist
  • Worked as a Child Protection Specialist for UNICEF in central Africa
  • Led negotiations with armed rebels for the release of the children under arms

 

Wednesday, April 15 at 12 PM PT/3 PM ET

Learning with Parents: Children on the Autism Spectrum and the Arts

Featuring Joshua Sparrow, MD in conversation with:

Elaine Hall, Founder of the Miracle Project and Internationally Recognized Autism Educator and Advocate

Yudi Bennett, Co-founder Exceptional Minds and founder of Foothill Autism Alliance 

 

Wednesday, June 3 at 12 PM PT/3 PM ET

Marriage Equality and Same Sex Parenting: Families on the Frontlines

Featuring Joshua Sparrow, MD in conversation with:

Kris Perry, Deputy Secretary California Health and Human Services Agency and Senior Advisor to the Governor on Implementation of Early Childhood Development Initiatives

 

To view recordings of the spring 2019 Learning to Listen series, visit our YouTube channel.

 

Questions? Contact Kayla Savelli at kayla.savelli@childrens.harvard.edu.