Talking to children and parents about COVID-19
Help children and families understand what COVID-19 is and how to prevent its spread. Communicate information through emails, social media, signage and conversations.
- COVID-19 information by and for people with disabilities
- Guide to helping families cope with coronavirus from The National Childhood Traumatic Stress Network
- Coronavirus resources in multiple languages, including sign language.
- FAQ PDF: Frequently asked questions from the American Institutes of Research
- How to talk to kids about coronavirus (NYT)
- How to Talk to Children about the Coronavirus, Harvard Medical School
- Resources on how to support children’s emotional health during times of crisis
- Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource, National Association of School Psychologists
- Coronavirus Public Health Emergency: Psychological Tips for Children and Adolescents’ Emotions, Department of Human Sciences, University of Verona
- Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus, NPR
- Social and Emotional Learning Supports for Children and Young Adults Around COVID-19, SEL4TX
- 5 Ways to Help Children Cope with Coronavirus Anxiety, Education Development Center
- Coronavirus, Online Learning, Social Isolation, and Cyberbullying: How To Support Our Students, Cyberbullying Research Center
- STEM Next – Five practices to support families. Details how to share resources without overwhelming families.
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