Week 1 – May 7th, 2020 Theme: Meeting COVID-19 Family Needs (Series 1 of 4)

What do psychologists have to say about how families can ease stressors during COVID-19? Tips on communication, self-care, and reassuring your child at https://www.apa.org/research/action/children-disabilities-covid-19

Week 2 – May 14th, 2020 Theme: Meeting COVID-19 Family Needs (Series 2 of 4)

The CDC has some guidance for families with disabilities who need to interact with care providers. Self-advocacy is as important as ever. Details at: https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/humandevelopment/covid-19/people-with-disabilities.html

Week 3 – May 21st, 2020 Theme: Meeting COVID-19 Family Needs (Series 3 of 4)

Parents who have children with disabilities are strong and resilient. Here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics on how to keep going for your children: https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/chest-lungs/Pages/COVID-19-Information-for-Families-of-Children-and-Youth-with-Special-Health-Care-Needs.aspx

Week 4 – May 28th, 2020 Theme: Meeting COVID-19 Family Needs (Series 4 of 4)

It may be hard to find joy right now, but YOU can be a source of joy to the families you serve. Here’s a nice one-minute video from the Child Mind Institute at: https://youtu.be/cWBEpa-Fam4