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Coronavirus Resources for Parents [web resource]

School closures, social distancing, and working remotely or working less is a lot to navigate. PBS KIDS for Parents has put together resources to help families find their “new normal” for these unprecedented times. Read more ›

Keep Children Healthy During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Based on available evidence, children do not appear to be at higher risk for COVID-19 than adults. While some children and infants have been sick with COVID-19, adults make up most of the known cases to date. Read more ›

Do I Need to Worry about My Child Falling Behind? [presentation] [video]

As a parent, you have probably come to appreciate your child’s teachers in a whole new way during this unprecedented school closure period. Even so, you are worried about your child’s progress academically and socially. Is she falling behind? She is missing her friends. What about all this screen time? Read more ›

Sitting Around Harmful To Teens’ Mental Health

The world has spent much of 2020 stuck indoors avoiding the coronavirus pandemic. While some children may enjoy the time off from going to school and other responsibilities, it may not be the best thing for their mental health. A study looking at the mental health of children found that even an hour of light activity each day can lower their risk for depression entering adulthood. Read more ›

‘He’s Incredibly Confused’: Parenting A Child With Autism During The Pandemic

Living with the pandemic has been difficult for everyone: the isolation, the need to wear protective gear like masks and gloves, the adjustment to working or learning from home.

For those living with or caring for someone with severe autism, those challenges can be exponentially more difficult. Read more ›

Some LGBTQ Young People Face Rejection From Families in Lockdown

Staying home and sheltering in place can be stressful for everyone. But for some college students who identify as LGBTQ, returning to family environments can be very difficult and even psychologically damaging, psychologists say. Read more ›

6 Ideas for Summer Fun Now That Camp Has Been Canceled

By now the news likely has settled in — your best-laid plans for sending the kids to summer camp have been obliterated by the coronavirus pandemic. There are still plenty of ideas for salvaging summer camp — most for families with budgets at every end of the spectrum. Read more ›

Family Dynamics During Shelter in Place [presentation] [video]

Who knew that we would be sheltering in place for this long? The uncertainty, living in close quarters, and being stuck at home are creating challenging dynamics in the family. In this webinar, you’ll receive some validation and also some strategies that you can use to reduce the stress of family life right now.  Read more ›

“My Hero is You” How Kids Can Fight COVID-19 [downloadable]

My Hero is You is a downloadable e-book book written for children affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a story developed for and by children around the world. Read more ›

Being a Parent, a Teacher and a Human (All at the Same Time) [presentation] [video]

Little did we know 8 weeks ago that our lives would be so drastically changed. Millions of parents across the U.S. have taken on new roles as teachers and are trying to find a balance in their everyday lives. What are your strengths and vulnerabilities as a parent and as a teacher? Read more ›

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