How to talk to your child about the Coronavirus

Children and young people are being exposed to information and misinformation about the Coronavirus, from many sources. This page provides links for parents to help them talk to their children without terrifying them.

The following links provided information which you might find useful when preparing to talk to your child or young person:

Below are some resources which might be useful to help you.

  • Mencap have created an easy guide which can be accessed here
  • Free downloadable Social story on Coronavirus created by Amanda McGuinness
  • Carol Grey has also produced a social story which can be accessed here.
  • The National Autistic Society have produced some information fro families which can be accessed here.
  • Beating the Virus guide