How to Talk to Kids About the Coronavirus - Video and Article

Many parents are wondering how to explain COVID-19 in a way that will be reassuring and not make kids more worried than they already may be. Jamie Howard, PhD, Clinical Psychologist at the Child Mind Institute created a short video on how to talk to children about coronavirus / COVID-19. 


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