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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

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  Helping Beautiful Brains Blossom

Online Supports 


BounceBack


Big White Wall


Connected Breath: Guided practice breathing



Articles and Blogs


WDGPH Taking Care of Your Mental Health During Social Distancing and Self-Isolation


BBC CoronaVirus: How to Protect Your Mental Health



Videos


A Three Step Approach to Managing Uncertainty



Tip Sheets


Talking to your Anxious Child about Covid-19


Things you can do to manage anxiety


Strategies for Safer  Substance Use


Grounding Activities: a list of things to do when feeling anxious, uneasy and overwhelmed.



Talking to Kids


How to calm anxieties around COVID-19


Talking to kids about the coronavirus


How to talk to your kids about COVID-19 without scaring them too much


PBS How to talk to your kids about the coronavirus - practical Tips/links to videos/songs about viruses for younger kids 


Website with books about germs and importance of hand washing

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Videos from CBC kids for 9+


Explaining COVID-19 to autistic children

 

UGDSB frequently asked questions about COVID-19


Learning resources available for Upper Grand Students

 


Social Stories from Boardmaker



What is COVID-19?


My COVID-19 Story​​​​​​​



Explaining coronavirus to individuals with a development disability 



Plain language information on COVID-19



Mindfulness tools



Daily Calm Blog- Take a Deep Breath


Mindfulness app- free for front line staff


Free toolkit for anxiety


Coping with stress during the outbreak from WHO


Free online mindfulness classes for kids



Resiliency tools



CMHA WW Health Promotion Resource ​​​​​​​



COVID-19 and Mental Health



Briefing note on COVID-19 and Mental Health


Psychological first aid for working with front-line staff



Activities for Kids



Free printable activities for children age K-Grade 5