ZERO TO THREE: parenting experts address common parent questions and concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Help Me Grow San Mateo County: Help Me Grow has compiled a list of Covid-19 related sources for families and providers and will continue to update this list as additional resources and information becomes available.
The Inclusion Support WarmLine: The Inclusion Support warmline offers FREE support, information, and referrals for including students of all ages with disabilities and other needs in your community. Offered in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese (and other languages as needed).
California Department of Public Health (CDPH) COVID-19 Guidance for Women & Families: CDPH provides guidance for women, families, and health care professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fighting the Big Virus: Trinka, Sam, and Littletown Work Together: This free story was developed in collaboration with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network to help young children and families talk about their experiences and feelings related to COVID-19 and the need to stay inside. In addition to the story, which also serves as a coloring book, there is a booklet of common questions children may ask, a parent guide, and a feeling poster. The book and booklet can either be read to children or, parents may select specific pages for their children to color and talk about. Access the story in Spanish.
Family Play, Family Well-Being: Ideas from families, for families on play and family well-being.
Responsive Early Education for Young Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness: High-quality early childhood education programs have the potential to be a source of healing and educational opportunity for young children experiencing homelessness. As this important book so clearly illustrates, this requires that educators and program leaders become aware of the extent of homelessness in early childhood, become informed of the negative effects homelessness can have on children’s behavior and development, and learn how to responsively support children in unstable living conditions.