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Helpful Resources for Children and Those Who Care For Them

 Helpful Resources for Children and Those Who Care For Them

If you are looking for resources to help you talk to your child about recent tragedies, you might refer to some of these links contained in this blog. Mostly curated by our national Theater for Young Audiences organization, we are hopeful that this information might be helpful to our dear parents, community supporters and caregivers who have both the burden and the privilege of surrounding these precious young lives with love and support.

As Nelson Mandela said: 

“Let us reach out to the children. Let us do whatever we can to support their fight to rise above their pain and suffering….”

Sesame Street on Violence

Child Mind Institute – Helping Children Cope with Frightening News

What Can Parents Say to Children About School Shootings

 Fred Rogers: Helping Children with Tragic Events in the News

National Child Traumatic Stress Network – Helping Children with Traumatic Grief

Coping Tips for Traumatic Events and Disasters from SAMHSA

Critical Incident Stress Information Sheet from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation with signs and symptoms of stress

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