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Mission

The Literacy Alliance of the Shuswap Society promotes literacy in the North Okanagan-Shuswap area through awareness, collaborative partnerships, and education in order to enhance the health and well-being of individuals and the community.

Technology Balance

Ten Steps to Successfully Unplug Children from Technology

Technology overuse is related to child attention problems, poor academics, aggression, family conflict, impaired sleep, developmental delays, attachment disorders, impaired body image, obesity and early sexuality. The signs of technology addiction are tolerance, withdrawal, unintended use, persistent desire, time spent, displacement of other activities, and continued use.

Need Help? Get informed by checking out the Zone’in website www.zonein.ca to watch the Reality Check video clip, read the Unplug – Don’t Drug policy initiative, review the research, read loads of articles, and sign up for the Zone’in Development Series Newsletter. For ten tips to successfully unplug children from Technology, click here: Unplug Children from Technology.

Screen Smart Information for Parents

Screens and the Early Years Brochure

Screens and Your Child’s Health Brochure

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.