Coronavirus and Children - April 2020

Apr 12, 2020, 11:17 AM
Rick and Dr Sarah talk though the concerns parents have over Coronavirus (Covid-19). They discuss the signs of Coronavirus, the fact that not all fever is Coronavirus and the importance of seeking medical attention if you are concerned. They also discuss parenting in the pandemic and preventing spread.

This episode was recorded at the beginning of April. Information is likely to become out of date as evidence, knowledge of the disease and guidelines evolves. Please keep up to date with the NHS website. 

Please remember the discussion in this episode is not medical advice. If you have any concerns regarding your child please do seek professional medical attention. It is also important to note that opinions voiced by individuals in this episode do not reflect those of the organisations they work for. 

Some useful links for parents with supportive information:

For Kids and Teens
For Parent-Talking to YP about Coronavirus:
For Parent-Supporting children through Coronavirus:
Activities and Education
Free online activities for children at home from school:

Information for parents of young people with neurodevelopmental needs/ Special Educational Needs (SEN)
Supportive Information for Schools

Books to discuss Coronavirus:

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