Talking with Kids about COVID-19

Mar 17, 2020

Host: Dan Skinner (@danielrskinner)

Guests: Nationwide Children's Hospital pediatric psychologist talks with Dan about talking with kids about the present moment, including how to ride out the COVID-19 pandemic in close quarters.

Read Dr. Dempster's posts on dealing with closures and cancellations and talking to your kids about COVID-19 on the Nationwide Children's website. You'll also want to check out another post - on what parents need to know about COVID-19 - written by Dr. Dempster's NCH colleague, Dr. Matthew Washam.

See also this useful Washington Post article on parenting during the pandemic.

Finally, Dr. Dempster mentioned that many teenagers seem to be processing the pandemic through memes. You can see some of those in this article

Produced by Dan Skinner and Mark Frantz

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