PLEASE NOTE THIS LECTURE IS CANCELLED
|TOPIC:||Car Seat Safety|
|Speaker:||Laura Thompkins, CPST|
|Date & Time:||Saturday, 28th February 2015 (10:00am – 11:30am)|
Speaker Laura Thompkins, CPST will hold a talk regarding Car Seat Safety, during which she will address the following key topics:
- Rear-facing only car seats (aka baby “bucket” style car seats) and when to switch to a convertible car seat. Proper fit & installation. Why it’s so important to read the manual!
- Why rear- facing is safer.
- WA state child passenger laws, and why best practice keeps kids far safer.
- Extended harnessing
- Booster seat readiness
- The 5 step test
- Brrr it’s cold out there! Why puffy coats don’t mix with car seats (or seat belts).
- Traveling with kids. Aircraft usage.
- Why everyone needs a safety inspection. Resources for help with questions, recommendations & installation & usage.
A sign up sheet to attend this parenting education event will be posted on the noticeboard in the LWTG Classroom in February.
Laura Thompkins, CPST is certified by Safe Kids.