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Advice related to Coronavirus (Covid 19)

 

News of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is everywhere, it is on the news, in newspapers and being discussed by everyone around us.  As parents, we are wondering how to initiate conversations about this disease, in a way that will be reassuring and not make our children even more worried than they may already be.

Experts at the Child Mind Institute and Young Minds, who work in conjunction with children and focus their research on how to best help children's mental health and wellbeing, have provided sound advice to support you at this difficult time. Their guidance is aimed at finding the most appropriate ways to talk to your children about this pandemic. The government too, have provided support in how to best speak to your children about this on-going international crisis.  Click on the images below to access advice from different agencies.