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Summer Reading for Kids Who Learn and Think Differently
During the summer, kids usually don’t get as much reading practice as they get in school. But with fun books (or alternatives to books), your child might be more motivated to read over the summer. Here are some book lists for all ages.
Will My Child Bounce Back From the Coronavirus Crisis?
While this situation is difficult for everyone, the good news is that kids are resilient — and parents can help foster that resilience. Even though the coronavirus crisis is stressful and could lead to long-term struggles for some kids, what you do now can make a big difference down the road. Here are the facts on stress, trauma and resilience, plus strategies for helping kids bounce back.
The Ultimate Parents’ Guide to Summer Activity Resources
To give parents a sense of the summertime fun that can be had, the Washington Post has compiled resources in 10 categories: reading, education, travel, mental wellness, music, art, physical activity, theater and dance, languages, and entertainment. Find your next activity here.
Emotional Health in Isolation – Supporting Someone with Disabilities at Home During COVID-19
During times of COVID19, with required isolation and social distancing, many parents and caregivers struggle to know how to care for and support an individual who has disabilities with whom they are isolated and sheltered when they themselves are struggling to be emotionally available. Caregivers, check out these ways to support your emotional health.
If you would like to visit with another parent who has similar experiences, click here to learn more about our Parent-to-Parent program.
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