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Resource Website Description
AACAP https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Resource_Libraries/covid-19/resources_helping_kids_parents_cope.aspx
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry addresses how to handle the needs of members in our sensitive populations and how to help at home when services are not availbale to the families.
Brightly Parent Advice https://www.readbrightly.com/topics/parenting/ Raise kids who love to read. Educational resources and activities to  use  while  the  kids  are  at  home.
Child Mind Institute https://childmind.org/coping-during-covid-19-resources-for-parents/
Child Mind Institute is great about self-care. This is helpful for families that have multiple children and not just a preschooler. A short video is posted to help parents determine if their child is experiencing anxiety. It talks about mindfulness and belly breathing.
DianaFernandezMental Health
 
Mental Health is just as important as Physical Health. Access Diana Fernandez's page to gain confidence and motivation, both academically and socially, manage your emotions, form health relationships, learn coping strategies for stress, and much more.
ComicBook http://elisegravel.com/en/ Free printables for parents and teachers to promote diversity, tolerance, respect, and empathy.
First 5 Association http://first5association.org/covid-19-information-and-resources/ Resources to help families, children, and communities in California cope with and understand the COVID-19 pandemic and response.
First 5 Resources http://first5california.com/ Helpful resources to get through the COVID-19 pandemic. Brain-building activities you can do together, the new California Parent Guide, and more.
GoNoodleHealth https://www.gonoodle.com/ Help kids be more active while doing things they love. Move and learn at home with this at-home activity tracker.
Home Visual Schedule Home Visual Schedule for Learning Learn how to make a home visual schedule for learning. We can help our children stay calm and focused during their time at home by keeping them on a regular schedule that resembles the type of schedule they follow at school. 
LENA LENA 14 Talking Tips Talking tips for parents to increase words and turns when talking, reading, or singing with a child.
MommySpeech Therapy http://mommyspeechtherapy.com/ Tips and techniques for parents to help their little ones become the best communicators they can be.
Prevent Child Abuse in America https://preventchildabuse.org/coronavirus-resources/
Learn from a lot of great resources and videos for parents that want to know but have limited time to read or don't like to read. It addresses how different families are being affected differently due to COVID-19 and gives reassurance that you are not alone.
SET4Schools SET-4-School Support for families to adjust to changes related to COVID-19 including academic and emotional coaching, routines,, limit setting, praise, encoragement, etc.
SchoolClosures https://schoolclosures.org/#preschool-kindergarten Everything parents need to know about school closures, resources on food, daily schedule, childcare resources, keeping children on track, getting access to technology, health and wellness, and more.
Vroom https://www.vroom.org/ Sharing the science of early brain development with parents in creative ways so all children have the chance to become thriving adults.
ZerotoThree https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/ Tips for families including age appropriate responses to common questions, a guide to self-care, and activities to young children experiencing social distancing.