17-11-2020 Talking to children and young people about Coronavirus
To help parents explain the current situation to children and young people, or individuals with Learning Difficulties a number of resources have been produced which you may find helpful.
This 'Lockdown 2 Social Story' explains the current situation and restrictions (November to December 2020)
General guidance explaining what Coronavirus is and what we need to do - child-friendly guides include:
- this one (available in a variety of languages including Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and French, Polish and Turkish)
- easy-read version like this one from the Down's Syndrome Association,
- Easy -Read guide from Mencap.
- Easy Read information from Public Health England
Information about why schools have closed and the importance of staying at home and social distancing, useful child-friendly explanations in graphic format.
Answering questions from your child: