12-01-2021 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.
Easy Read guidance about Coronavirus and vaccinations here.
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: