Resources specific to COVID-19

Specific to Disease and Outbreak:

 

Video/Article: https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/?fbclid=IwAR0Yws5WpcMqnHu0d8WwiqMWG5q89WUtEuvo2ASqBcw3cBr55YMWr8xVLxg

 

Article on Increasing Students Idea of Self-Control as CoronaVirus spreads: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2020/03/02/how-we-can-help-kids-increase-their-sense-control-coronavirus-approaches/?fbclid=IwAR1egCCCTLwURE6snHlIz7exrG0Ex5FRyXFJbIfilumEeAmL0txTFzI_LF8

 

Video: Don't be afraid to talk to kids about this, model calm, be developmentally appropriate, learn their questions, share basic facts, focus on the helpers and what we can all do to stay well, and listen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJG595x9gZs&app=desktop&fbclid=IwAR1crEsTg_WdqFlRItnZrP904vs-glRT3H91qoS6yasa-agROueAjaDqp4E

 

National Association of School Psychologist: Guidance for Parents for Talking to Kids about Coronavirus: https://higherlogicdownload.s3.amazonaws.com/NASN/3870c72d-fff9-4ed7-833f-215de278d256/UploadedImages/PDFs/02292020_NASP_NASN_COVID-19_parent_handout.pdf

 

Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks: https://store.samhsa.gov/system/files/sma14-4885.pdf

 

Ways to help you and your family de-stress during the uncertainty of the Coronavirus:

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/help-your-family-de-stress-during-coronavirus-uncertainty?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social

 

Adults can help by making sure adolescents don’t overestimate the dangers or underestimate their ability to protect themselves.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/11/well/family/coronavirus-teenagers-anxiety.html

 

BrainPop Video explaining Coronavirus to children  https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/

 

  For Parents: Coping with Public Health Emergencies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qs2Yl-boJuU&index=1&list=PLspiLS805Iyee_KEzGWHM3rBEuJfuGSvj

 

Parent and Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus 

https://www.nctsn.org/resources/parent-caregiver-guide-to-helping-families-cope-with-the-coronavirus-disease-2019

 

For younger children: Sesame Street in our Communities- Offering Comfort and Staying Healthy

https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/comfort/

https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/health/

 

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18Q3jUkNFv0WPM2AuAxc5th3-e5vUn_AY/view?usp=sharing


 

Social Story explaining the CoronaVirus to aide in alleviating fears

https://theautismeducator.ie/2020/03/11/corona-virus-social-story/

 


 Resources:

 

Application for Xifinity Internet Essentials 

https://www.internetessentials.com/Apply


 

NJ Department of Labor- Information about benefits and the CoronaVirus 

https://www.nj.gov/labor/worker-protections/earnedsick/covid.shtml