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Coronavirus support for parents, carers and children & young people

The situation with COVID-19 is rapidly changing. The Council of Disabled Children are following government advice on how to stay healthy and safe during this time. They have gathered a list of helpful resources about coronavirus to share with parents, carers and children & young people. We hope that you find this information useful:

  • National Autistic Society – guidance and helpline for parents’, young people and staff. Read here
  • Mencap - Easy Read guide to Coronavirus. Read here
  • Place2Be – Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing. Read here
  • Young Minds - Talking to your child about Coronavirus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family wellbeing. Read here
  • Carers UK - Guidance for carers. Read here
  • Covibook – an interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under, designed to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing during the pandemic. Read here
  • Amaze - information pack for parents. Read here
  • Together for Short lives have produced a Coronavirus Q&A guide for parent carers of children and young people with complex health needs. Read here
  • UK Youth and the National Youth Agency have worked together to provide some support for youth workers and young people. Read here.
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