You might want to check out these virtual support groups as a way to share and learn about how people are dealing with the effects of COVID-19 on daily life. I sat in on last week's Support Sunday session and found it to be interesting and valuable. Among the topics discussed were self care, struggles [...]
From the Once Upon a Gene Podcast: Dr. Laura Black is a Childhood Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow and she's providing tips to us on talking to your kids about COVID-19 and managing your heightened stress and anxiety. She also leads us through a mindfulness exercise, so be sure to take a few minutes for yourself at [...]
Disease outbreaks bring feelings of helplessness and worry. Social distancing is absolutely necessary right now to protect ourselves and the people we love. And it comes with a cost. It is massively disruptive to our lives and it takes away many of the usual outlets we have for blowing off steam. Read More
Please help us spread the word about this online opportunity for parents/caregivers to receive support, lend support, and share with our state what some of the needs are for our families in this current time.
From the Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center (SARTAC) This 8-page booklet about the Coronavirus is written in plain language. It was created by and for people with developmental disabilities. It focuses on “need to know” information (not “nice to know” information). Información de COVID-19 Por y Para Personas con Discapacidades
https://www.seattlechildrens.org/globalassets/documents/clinics/autism-center/summer-and-day-camps-for-autism-community-2020.pdf Scroll down to see the listings.