The collection of resources below includes videos, toolkits, activities to use at home and more to support parents and caregivers and their children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click a topic listed below to jump to that section.
Helpful Parenting Infographics - Click any image to view and download it.
Self-Care and Coping with Feelings of Anxiety, Stress or Disappointment (Kids and Parents)
Parents Chime In: Our Self-Care Strategies While Supporting Loved Ones with Mental Health Conditions During a Pandemic - Transitions ACR
Anxiety and Coping with the Coronavirus - Child Mind Institute
Coronavirus - Coping with Stress - Mental Health Association of Maryland
Crisis Planning for Parents with Shared Custody - Online Counseling Programs
Joey the Kangaroo and Her Coping with COVID Plan Coloring Book - Author Lindsay Atkins
Handling Your Kid’s Disappointment When Everything Is Canceled - New York Times
Unstuck! 10 Things You Can Do to Stay Sane and Safe During the Pandemic - American Psychological Association (APA)
Helping Children Cope with Coronavirus and Uncertainty - Harvard Graduate School of Education
Free, Online Course "Self-Care for Parents, Caregivers and Family Members" - National Federation of Families
Talking with Kids about Coronavirus
Video: How to Talk to Your Children About Coronavirus - Boston Children’s Hospital
Talking to Children About Coronavirus (COVID-19): 14 tips - American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Tips for Talking With Your Child with Autism About the Coronavirus - Child Mind Institute
Supporting Children, Youth and Young Adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Supporting Kids Through the COVID-19 Crisis - Child Mind Institute
Resources for Specific Diagnoses and Special Health Care Needs
Your Child with a Disability - SPAN Parent Advocacy Network
Activities and Educational Resources
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and ideas to use at home with kids of all ages.
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We have over 60 boards that include resources on specific mental health
diagnoses, parenting, remote learning, technology, self-care and much more.
COVID-19 Facts and Activity Book for Kids - Heartland for Children
Information and Fact Sheets for Parents, Caregivers and Family Members
Organizations with Dedicated COVID-19 Resource Pages