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Talking to Your Children about COVID-19

April 3, 2020

Wondering how to speak with your child about COVID-19 and social distancing? The Region of Peel has provided the following resources for parents.

How can we talk to kids about COVID-19? Be “realistically reassuring”

This article from the Canadian Pediatric Society provides some ways to reassure children in this stressful time.

Tips to Support Your Child’s Mental Health Through Remote Learning

Children’s Mental Health has compiled tips from child and youth mental health professionals to address some common questions on supporting your child’s wellbeing.

Talking about COVID-19 to a Family Member or Child with Autism

Autism Speaks has gathered a list of resources to help families speak about COVID-19 with an individual with autism.

For more advice on talking to your children about the coronavirus, check out this video from the Child Mind Institute: