CDC Information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
NCTSN’s new children’s book, Trinka and Sam answer Covid-19 questions in a child-friendly format (https://www.nctsn.org/resources/trinka-and-sam-fighting-the-big-virus).
· Helps young children and families talk about their experiences and feelings related to COVID-19 and the need to shelter in place. In the story, the coronavirus has spread to Littletown causing changes in everyone's lives. The story opens doors to conversations about COVID-19, ways that families and communities are working together to keep safe from the virus, family and community strengths, common challenges and reactions in children and adults, ways that families support children and each other, and our intense gratitude for frontline workers. A caregiver guide is available in the back of the book that provides ways parents can use the story with their children. A companion story, Fighting the Big Virus: Trinka's and Sam's Questions, for how to answer children's questions about the virus is also available.
An incredible toolkit of free resources for supporting children and youth ASD during uncertain times such as COVID-19 social narratives, hand washing task analysis, and calming strategies.
This document is a follow-up from the SSWAA Webinar, “COVID19 Health Crisis: Getting Through This Together”, that strives to answer the major questions that the COVID-19 crisis are posing.
We’re In This Together is designed to provide practical tools and resources for teens to support themselves, peers, parents, family members and their community during this crisis.