Resources to Help a Loved One with Special Needs Understand COVID-19
How to Explain COVID-19 to a Loved One
Webcomic exploring the COVID-19 outbreak
Tips on Being Home with Your Child During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Social Story Explaining the COVID-19 Outbreak
Coping Guides & Strategies
CDC Resource on Helping Children Cope with Stress, includes tips for parents, tips for kids & teens, and tips for school personnel. These can be transferrable to different roles (people supported, caregivers, and residential support personnel).
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Guide on How to Talk to Your Child About COVID-19
CDC Resource aimed at adults for coping with the stress of the COVD-19 outbreak
CDC Guide on managing your emotional health and self-care
CDC Guide on helping children & teens cope with a natural disaster, includes worksheets.
American Psychiatric Association Guide On How to Take Care of Ourselves During the COVID-19 outbreak
Resource for healthcare providers, families, and organizational leaders on how to manage stress during the COVID-19 outbreak, contains fact sheets from various organizations.
Fact sheet from Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress: How to Take Care of Your Family During Coronavirus and Other Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks
American Psychological Association Tip sheet on how to view the coverage of the Coronavirus
Podcast episode on managing anxiety that arises from the Coronavirus
National Child Traumatic Stress Network Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the COVID-19 outbreak.
Fact Sheets on the COVID-19 Outbreak
American Academy of Pediatrics fact sheet on the COVID-19 outbreak
World Health Organization Fact sheet on COVID-19
General Pandemic Resources
American Psychological Association directory of general resources to use during a pandemic