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The Developing Brain - The First 1000 Days


Mon 8 Oct 2018, 7:30pm–9:00pm

Where: Air Force Museum of New Zealand, 45 Harvard Ave, Wigram, Christchurch

Restrictions: All Ages

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  • General Admission: $38.88 ($35.00 + $3.88 fees)
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Listed by: Nathan Wallis

Nathan Wallis - The Developing Brain – The First 1000 Days

Monday 8th Oct 2018 - 7:30pm-9:00pm
Events Hall, Wigram Air-force Museum - Christchurch

“The First 1000 Days of life will shape what kind of grown-up your child will turn into. It’s not about genes, or alphabets, or numbers or colours, it’s about love and interaction. The more love and interaction your baby experiences in their first 1000 days of life, the more developed their brain will be. Drown those toddlers in love, let them think for themselves and don’t stress about being a parent. Your love grows your baby’s brain.” – Nathan Wallis

In this presentation, Nathan will guide you through the critical stages of brain development that occur from conception to a baby’s first 1000 days. Highlighting why the early years of a child’s life are a crucial and a unique opportunity in their development. As parents, whanau and caregivers, you have the power to make a difference in your child’s future. If nothing else, you will walk away understanding how yours and your baby’s brain work, so you know that a lot of it is normal development and not in fact your fault – Phew!

Captivating audiences over 200 times per year to sell out events in New Zealand, Australia & Internationally, renowned neuroscience educator, Nathan Wallis brings his talk on The Developing Brain - The First 1000 Days back to Christchurch.

Nathan Wallis provides an informative narrative on how our day-to-day interactions with children and young people, significantly the first 1000 days, plays a critical role in defining later outcomes for our children and for their future.

With a profound reputation as a lively and engaging speaker, Nathan uses humour and plain language to make this complex topic burst into life. So, here’s your chance to get all the latest brain development research from a valid source, in a way that’s made to make sense.

Now don’t worry about not being able to understand it! While Nathan has all the qualifications and academic creed, he comes from a background of being a foster child, father of three, grandfather of two and foster parent to many. His unique “tell you how it is” style will have you captivated, and you will walk away jam-packed with “ah-ha” moments.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear Nathan Wallis speak. Get in quick this event will sell out.

Note: At the beginning of each presentation in the Positive Parenting Series, to ensure that ‘everyone’ in the audience is up-to-speed, Nathan will need to recap on the stages of neuro-sequential brain development. Each talk will contain a small percentage of similar content.

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