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This resource has been compiled in partnership with SPCN 

#AskWHO - on mental health during #COVID19.  Ask your questions to our expert Aiysha Malik. - Advice on the coronavirus for places of education    

Anna Freud - a self-care resource for On My Mind has many simple self-care activities which young people can do at home. Written by young people to help other young people who are feeling low or anxious. The strategies could also be useful to adults. Click 'full screen' and you can download or print it out.

Starving the Anxiety Gremlin - A book aimed at children Aged 5-9: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anxiety Management (Gremlin and Thief CBT Workbooks) 

BBC News Coronavirus - Advice for people with health conditions

Carers UK - Looking after your health during the Coronavirus

Centre for Disease Control - Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019: Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children  

Centres for Disease Control - and Prevention: Manage Anxiety & Stress 

Samsha - Coping with stress during infectious disease outbreaks

Kidshealth - How to talk to your child 

Down’s Syndrome Association - Information and resources  

Childmind - Talking to kids about the Coronavirus

The Autism Educator - Free Printable Coronavirus Social Story 

The Hand Washing Rap

WellChild - Information for parents and carers

What can we say to Children about the coronavirus

MENCAP - Easy Read Guide

MIND - Managing our Mental Health & Staying Well during a Virus Outbreak Responding to CONVID-19

SignHealth - has translated this information from Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care 

Special Needs Jungle - Calming Coronavirus anxiety in children (and everyone else) 

Nasponline - Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource 

International OCD Foundation- Talking to Kids about COVID-19

Young Minds - What to do if you’re anxious about Coronavirus


  • Hand washing - how to wash your hands properly (for older children and adults)

Easy Reads


World Health Organisation 

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