Resources for children and young people with Down syndrome
Talking to children about Coronavirus in an age appropriate way can help them to understand and cope with the virus. Here are some resources to help to communicate about the virus with children and young people with Down Syndrome.
Parent and carer guide to helping families cope with Coronavirus outbreak
You can find the Parent and carer guide to helping families cope here.
From the National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Article for adults to help with talking to kids about Coronavirus
You can find the article on talking to children about Coronavirus here.
From the Child’s Mind Institute
Audio story and comic strip for exploring Coronavirus
Find the audio story for kids and printable comic strip here.
From the National Public Radio
A Children’s story about social distancing
Watch the video story Time to Come In, Bear: A Children’s Story About Social Distancing here on YouTube.
Videos, songs, and show segments about keeping safe and healthy
Here is a list of videos, songs, and show segments from Daniel Tiger to Sesame Street helping with way to keep kids safe and healthy
From the Public Broadcasting Service for Parents
Free printable social story about the Coronavirus
You can download and print this social story about Coronavirus here.
From The Autism Educator
Activities to help children with stress and coping
Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids Cosmic Kids
Movement and Mindfulness Activities Go Noodle
Live PE lessons at 9am Monday to Friday The Body Coach TV
Kid-friendly workouts Sworkit