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Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

 
News of the coronavirus COVID-19 is everywhere, from the front page of all the papers to the playground at school. Many parents are wondering how to bring up the epidemic in a way that will be reassuring and not make kids more worried than they already may be. Here is some advice from the experts at the Child Mind Institute.
 
 
 
Click the link to continue reading this article from the Child Mind Institute.
 
 
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Scholastic has created Teaching Our World to help educators and families provide age-appropriate information about the coronavirus to inform students and to ease their fears. 
 
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The uncertainty of this pandemic can lead to overwhelming feelings of anxiety or depression in children and adults. Mental Health First Aid has provided some guidance in the articles linked below: 
 
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