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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
Resources for children and young people with additional needs:
An autism-friendly explanation in social story format
Carol Gray’s social story for Coronavirus https://www.mencap.org.uk/advice-and-support/health/coronavirus -
contains a link to the most up to date version of their “Easy Read” for young people and adults with learning difficulties