Why Teen and Tween Sleep Matters is topic on November 30

by Contributed Content on November 27, 2022

Join Lisa L. Lewis, author of The Sleep Deprived Teen: Why Our Teenagers are So Tired, and How Parents and Schools Can Help Them Thrive  on Wednesday, November 30, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Register online.

Lewis synthesizes the research to provide parents of teens and tweens with reader-friendly information and strategies, including:

  • The science of why sleep matters and how it changes during the adolescent years
  • An overview of how sleep affects mental health, athletic performance, academic success, and more
  • An essential primer on how gender, sexual identity, socioeconomic status and race and ethnicity can affect sleep
  • An eye-opening look at technology and sleep
  • A guide to making sleep-friendly changes at home and in schools to help teens
  • An exclusive insider look at what it took to bring about California’s school start times law

Parents/caregivers, students, educators, mental health professionals, and community members welcome! Free admission. Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be available.

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