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Helpful resources for talking to children about Coronavirus


A short book about Coronavirus for children under 7.



Drs Chris and Xand explain the situation

Newsround video

Resources for children and young people with additional needs:

An autism-friendly explanation in social story format

Carol Gray’s social story for Coronavirus -

contains a link to the most up to date version of their “Easy Read” for young people and adults with learning difficulties

BPS Faculty CYP Talking to children about illness 25.03.2020
BPS Talking to children about coronavirus
Talking to children about COVID19 booklet
MENCAP Information about Coronavirus ER SS2
Healthy Minds advice for parents and carers
Why is school closed
Promoting talk at home advice sheet
Supporting your child with additional needs during COVID19
Resources for children and you people to help during isolation _ CYPMHC
How can we best support children and young people with their worries and anxiety_ – Emerging Minds
WHO helping children cope with stress
BPS Coronavirus and UK schools closures - support and advice
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